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Old 05-11-2011, 08:29 AM   #2568
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The formula of life

Ian Stewart

Published 27 April 2011

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Biology is undergoing a renaissance as scientists apply mathematical ideas to old theory. Welcome to the discipline of biomathematics, with its visions of spherical cows, football-shaped viruses and equations that can predict the pattern of a zebra’s stripes.
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