How a starfish egg is like a quantum system

When an egg cell of almost any sexually reproducing species is fertilized, it sets off a series of waves that ripple across the egg's surface. These waves are produced by billions of activated proteins that surge through the egg's membrane like streams of tiny burrowing sentinels, signaling the egg to start dividing, folding, and dividing again, to form the first cellular seeds of an organism.

How a starfish egg is like a quantum system

Thu 26 Mar 20 from Nature News

The growth of an organism rides on a pattern of waves

When an egg cell of almost any sexually reproducing species is fertilized, it sets off a series of waves that ripple across the egg's surface. These waves are produced by billions of activated ...

Mon 23 Mar 20 from Phys.org

The growth of an organism rides on a pattern of waves, Mon 23 Mar 20 from Eurekalert

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