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Biophysics, in its historical development as an interdisciplinary field of research between physics and biology, started from a rather particular subject, namely, the effect of irradiation, especially of high-energy X-rays, on chromosomes and the genetic information carried by them. However, biophysics has evolved to a much broader field of research encompassing a large variety of very different and vivid scientific activities between physics and biology. To give a preliminary and global definition of biophysics according to today’s interpretation, one could comprise all its individual lines into the question: What methods and concepts can physics contribute to an analysis of biological systems?
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