Chapter 8: Implications for Everyday Systems

Section 7: Biological Pigmentation Patterns

Collecting shells Shell patterns Cowries History [of shell patterns] Animals [with patterning] shown Animal coloration Implementation [of patterning model] Features of the [patterning] model Reaction-diffusion processes Scales of patterns [on animals] Excitable media Examples [of reaction-diffusion] in chemistry Maze-like patterns Origins of randomness [in animal patterning]

From Stephen Wolfram: A New Kind of Science [citation]