Uncle Phil and the atomic bomb
High-throughput technology and computer and information science are changing the nature of biological exploration. Biology is being transformed from a descriptive science to a quantitative science. Biological Information and the Emergence of Systems Biology uses informational concepts to analyze and explain biological phenomena at the systems level. The book will serve as a text for new courses in systems biology or as a supplement to existing courses. It will also educate physicists, computer scientists, mathematicians, and engineers on the emerging field of systems biology.
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An Immigrant Family Succeeds in the New World
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