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Technical Perspective: Where Biology Meets Computing

By Bud Mishra

Communications of the ACM, Vol. 52 No. 3, Page 96

Alan Turing died in 1954 in his laboratory after eating a cyanide-laced apple. During his last years, Turing had become interested in bio-chemical systems. He had proposed a reaction-diffusion model in his 1952 paper entitled "The Chemical Basis of Morphogenesis," putting forth his hypothesis of biological pattern formation.

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