Publisher: National Institute of Health 2012
Number of pages: 24
By teaming computers and biology, scientists can answer new and old questions that could offer insights into the fundamental processes that keep us alive and make us sick. This booklet introduces you to just some of the ways that physicists, biologists and even artists are computing life. Each section focuses on a different research problem, offers examples of current scientific projects.
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by Jacques Cohen - Brandeis University
The article aims to introduce computer scientists to the new field of bioinformatics. It provides a bird's eye view of the basic concepts in molecular cell biology and describes the kind of algorithms that are necessary to understand cell behavior.
by Eric S. Lander, Michael S. Waterman - National Academies Press
Leading experts look at how mathematical methods have made possible important discoveries in biology. Explores how differential geometry, topology, and differential mechanics have allowed researchers to unwind and understand DNA's double helix.
by Yasuhiro Suzuki, Toshiyuki Nakagaki - Springer
This volume covers various aspects of natural computing, ranging from computing with slime mold, artificial chemistry, eco-physics, and synthetic biology, to computational aesthetics. (Proceedings in Information and Communications Technology)
by Arthur Gruber, et al. - National Center for Biotechnology Information
This book is intended to serve both as a textbook for bioinformatics courses and as a base for self-teaching. Each chapter addresses a specific problem in bioinformatics and consists of a theoretical part and a tutorial with practical applications.