## Soft order in physical systems |

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Consider a population of self-reproducing

described by a collection of N binary variables, S, - ±1, i - 1,2,..., N. Then the

fraction Jtg of

evolution ...

Consider a population of self-reproducing

**molecules**, whose structure may bedescribed by a collection of N binary variables, S, - ±1, i - 1,2,..., N. Then the

fraction Jtg of

**molecules**of structure S = (Sp 52 SN ) obeys the followingevolution ...

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In order to derive equation ( 1 ) one assumes that "generations" of the self-

reproducing

the population is sufficiently large to neglect fluctuations in the xs(t)- It was shown

by I.

In order to derive equation ( 1 ) one assumes that "generations" of the self-

reproducing

**molecules**are non- overlapping and that the number of**molecules**inthe population is sufficiently large to neglect fluctuations in the xs(t)- It was shown

by I.

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The mutated DNA

their own physical stability. Once this is passed, the Darwinian selective process

at the level of the organism gets its chance to test for "fitness", i.e. surviving in the

...

The mutated DNA

**molecules**themselves are first exposed to the direct test oftheir own physical stability. Once this is passed, the Darwinian selective process

at the level of the organism gets its chance to test for "fitness", i.e. surviving in the

...

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### Contents

An Historical Perspective Une Perspective Historique | 1 |

An Introduction | 33 |

The Adhesion Between Elastomers | 57 |

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