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Why Biologists Need More Computer Power [Video] - Scientific American

Mathematical modeling isn't just for physicists any more. Using mathematical equations and computer programs to simulate reality is becoming vitally important to understanding biology as well In an article about group immunity to influenza in the December 2014 Scientific American , Adam Kucharski of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine writes, "Models are powerful tools because they allow us to examine the effects of biological processes that could be difficult or even unethical to reproduce in real experiments.


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