Biogenesis 0.8

Biogenesis project is a unicellular organism evolution simulator.
Biogenesis project is a unicellular organism evolution simulator.

Biogenesis simulates in a visual fashion the processes involved in the evolution of unicellular organisms in nature.

It tries to be a didactic approximation to the ideas of mutation or evolution, and can be enjoyed also as an entertainment.

It's intended to serve as a support to show students some basic biological facts. The idea of Biogenesis is taken from Primordial Life, but it's an independent project.

Here are some key features of "Biogenesis":

The application should be multiplatform.
There should exist translations in many languages. At the moment, there are only Catalan, English and Spanish translations.
The representation should be abstract and simplified, but still scientifically accurate.
It should be actively maintained.
A good documentation should be enclosed with the application.
It should be amusing.

Requirements:

JRE version 6 or later

What's New in This Release:

Network: added connections between different world.
Network: added corridors to send organisms through connections.
Network: added a dialog to manage connections.
Network: added a dialog to configure network settings.
New parameters to activate OpenGL.
Added an uninstaller.
Added an option to kill all organisms.
Added killed and infected counters to the organism's state window.
Added toolbars with the main options in each circunstance.
Added mnemonics in menu options.
Added number of kills and number of infected in the information window.
Now the program dinamically adapts its speed to the computer performance.
Show current and last version in a better format.
Show some information messages in the status bar.
Changed default parameters to have a smaller and faster world.
Remove Vectors and convert them to Lists.
Added comments in many files.
Some speed optimization.
Fixed a bug that prevented some corpses to dissapear.
Fixed a bug that prevented the initial organisms number from being saved between sessions.
Fixed a bug that let the user to kill a dead organism if the context menu was showed before the organism died.
Updated documentation.
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last updated on:
December 21st, 2010, 12:27 GMT
price:
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developed by:
Joan Queralt
license type:
GPL (GNU General Public License) 
category:
ROOT \ Education

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What's New in This Release:
  • There are a few improvements such as better file management, keys to start and pause the game without using the menu, and the ability to import genetic codes directly into the laboratory.
  • Moreover this release has the missing icons needed to complete the toolbar.
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