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Calculating the Secrets of Life

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Calculating the Secrets of Life
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Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0309048869
ISBN-13: 9780309048866
Number of pages: 309

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In this first-ever survey of the partnership between mathematics and biology, leading experts look at how mathematical research and methods have made possible important discoveries in biology. Explores how differential geometry, topology, and differential mechanics have allowed researchers to "wind" and "unwind" DNA's double helix to understand the phenomenon of supercoiling.

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