The Vortex of Life
Nature's Patterns in Space and Time
Lawrence Edwards? pioneering work on bud shapes has attracted the attention of many scientists around the world. In this book, he gave a full account of his research, widening it to include the forms of plants, embryos, and organs such as the heart. His work suggests that there are universal laws, not yet fully understood, that guide an organism's growth into predetermined patterns. His work has profound implications for those working in genetics and stem cell research.
Lawrence Edwards (1912-2004) was a teacher of mathematics. He had pursued his unique research for over thirty years, focusing on the forms of living nature in relation to geometric analysis. He lectured widely all over the world. Graham Calderwood has continued Lawrence Edwards¿ research for the past fifteen years.