Biomorphs

Some articles on biomorphs, biomorph:

Life On Mars - Meteorites
... in the form of microscopic structures resembling fossilized bacteria (so-called biomorphs) ... evidence for the hypothesis that the biomorphs are of exobiological origin (the so-called biogenic hypothesis) have been either discredited or positively ascribed to non-biological ... As of 2010, reexaminations of the biomorphs found in the three Martian meteorites are underway with more advanced analytical instruments than previously available ...
Allan Hills 84001 - Possible Biogenic Features
... Some experts argue that the biomorphs found in the meteorite are not indicative of life on Mars, but instead are caused by contamination by terrestrial biofilms ... found in other Martian meteorites do not resemble the texture of the biomorphs in ALH 84001 ... In particular, the biomorphs in ALH 84001 look intergrown or embedded in the indigenous material, while likely contamination do not ...
Pickover Stalk - Biomorphs
... Biomorphs are biological-looking Pickover Stalks ... He called them "biomorphs." At the same time he coined "biomorph" for these patterns, the famous evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins used the word to refer to his own set of biological shapes that were ... More rigorously, Pickover's "biomorphs" encompass the class of organismic morphologies created by small changes to traditional convergence tests in the field ...
Weasel Program - More Complex Models
... a graphical model of gene selection involving entities he calls biomorphs ... to each other, drawn under the control of "genes" that determine the appearance of the biomorph ... By selecting entities from sequential generations of biomorphs, an experimenter can guide the evolution of the figures toward given shapes, such as "airplane" or "octopus ...