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You've learned a lot about how computing power gives us new perspectives on biology. At the center of it all is a component more advanced than any silicon chip inside a computer processor. It's the human brain. Biologists, engineers, physicists, computer scientists, epidemiologists, geneticists and even writers and artists have brought their brainpower to the table to solve these old and new problems.
Using Computers to Combat Unconscious Bias | 11/18/10
An interactive, avatar-based computer program may help academic faculty recognize and reduce their unconscious biases, ultimately increasing diversity in the sciences.
Math from the Heart | 8/23/10
Computer models are aiding the design of stents, tiny mesh tubes that hold open clogged blood vessels.
What Is an Ontology? | 8/10/09
Computer scientists are building virtual libraries called ontologies that organize biological knowledge using a universal language.
Writing Life | 2/27/08
Meet the writers of Computing Life and find out how their journalism careers merge interests in science and writing.
Crossword Puzzle: Solve the Clues of Computing Life | Accessible Version
Test your knowledge of computational biology! Find clues to this puzzle in articles throughout the print issue.