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Calculating the Secrets of Life: Mathematics in Biology and Medicine De Witt Sumners Department of Mathematics Florida State University Tallahassee, FL 32306 sumners@math.fsu.edu
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What is mathematics good for? No longer just the study of number and space, mathematical science has become the science of patterns , with theory built on relations among patterns and on applications derived from the fit between pattern and observation.” L.A. Steen, SCIENCE (1988)
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Mathematics in Florida Farside--Larsen
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Mathematics: The Foundation for Scientific Discovery X Ray Crystallography: Group theory CAT & MRI: Radon Transform Weather Prediction: Navier-Stokes
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Mathematics in Biology and Medicine DNA Enzymes: Chemotherapy Heart: Fibrillation Brain: Function and Malfunction
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EARLY USE OF MATHEMATICS Galen (200 AD):blood created in the liver by eating food, ebbs and flows, goes from one side of heart to other via invisible pores in the heart wall, arteries and veins sealed and separate from each other
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