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Movies

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Watch biological processes unfold in these scientific blockbusters.

»   Beating Bleeding
Runtime: 00:1:04
»   Modeling How Molecules Move Inside Cells
Runtime: 00:0:34 | 7.3 MB
»   Precisely Delivering Chemical Cargo to Cells
Runtime: 00:0:24 | 1.9 MB
»   Math from the Heart: Simulating Stent Design and Coating
Runtime: 00:1:59 | 13.2 MB
»   Blinking Bacteria
Runtime: 00:0:59 | 5.7 MB
»   Computational Honeycombs Drip with Data
Runtime: 00:1:59 | 676 KB
»   Stretch Detectors: Modeling Contractile Forces
Runtime: 00:1:59 | 11.9 MB
»   Making a Microscopic Metropolis
Runtime: 00:0:36 | 3.6 MB
»   Walking the Line
Runtime: 00:0:54 | 4.5 MB
»   Simulation of Potential Pandemic Flu in the United States
Runtime: 00:1:19 | 8.9 MB
»   Blood Clots Show Their Flex
Runtime: 00:0:24 | 2.72 MB

Interviews

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Watch, listen, and read interviews with scientists who are computing life.

»   Understanding Gene-Drug Interactions | 4/19/2012
»   Q&A: Michelle Lee, High School Epidemiologist | 12/13/2011
»   Why Cells Make Different Decisions| 4/14/2011
»   Using Computers to Combat Unconscious Bias | 11/18/10
»   Q&A: Jeffrey Shaman on Seasonal Flu and Humidity | 2/23/10
»   Q&A: 10 Reasons Biologists Should Know Some Math | 11/2/09
»   Q&A: Research on a Mission: Five Years with MIDAS | 9/3/09
»   Podcast: Disease Modeler Stephen Eubank on Policy Informatics (WMA) | Transcript | 8/24/2009
Runtime: 00:2:59 | 1.6 MB
»   Videocast: Center co-director Bridget Wilson talks about systems biology (MOV) | 7/13/2009
Runtime: 00:3:39 | 18.6 MB
»   Videocast: Dr. Wilson outlines the center's scientific goals (MOV) | 7/13/2009
Runtime: 00:2:59 | 18.7 MB
»   Q&A: Ravi Iyengar on Molecular Systems | 3/30/2009
»   Q&A: Gus Rosania on Virtual Drug Development | 8/13/2008
»   Videocast: Geneticist Sarah Tishkoff on Human Genetic Diversity (MOV) | 7/23/2008
Runtime: 00:7:40 | 17.2 MB
»   Videocast: Interview with Dr. Atul Butte on Bioinformatics (MOV) | 3/19/2008
Runtime: 00:5:52 | 12.5 MB
»   Podcast: Interview with Drew Endy on his Science (MP3) | Transcript | 11/30/2006
Runtime: 00:30:21 | 17.3 MB
»   Podcast: Interview with Drew Endy on his Life (MP3) | Transcript | 11/30/2006
Runtime: 00:5:24 | 3.1 MB

Articles

Browse an assortment of interesting articles.

»   Meet Jasmine Johnson and Gabe Vela | 2/13/14
»   Forecasting Flu | 1/25/13
»   Getting a Better Grasp on Flu Fundamentals | 11/26/12
»   Computation Aids Drug Discovery | 8/29/12
»   Computing the Contagious | 9/9/11
»   Virtual Rats to Help Researchers Study Disease | 8/11/11
»   Drakes: A Mythological Model Organism | 6/27/11
»   Virtual Populations Get More Real | 5/18/11
»   Solving the Sleeping Sickness 'Mystery' | 2/21/11
»   The Legacy of John Pople | 1/27/11
»   How Contagious Diseases Spread through Communities | 12/20/10
»   Modeling H1N1: Then and Now | 9/23/10
»   Math from the Heart | 8/23/10
»   Modeling the Origin of Organisms | 8/05/10
»   Scanning the Environment for Disease Risks | 7/15/10
»   Cellular Ballrooms | 7/1/10
»   Computational Tool for Combing Through 'Hairballs' of Data | 5/27/10
»   What Ever Happened to Ryan Harrison? | 5/6/10
»   New Genetic Framework Could Help Explain Drug Side Effects | 4/20/10
»   Zooming in on Gene Regulation | 4/8/10
»   Census Data Aids Disease Simulation Studies | 3/31/10
»   The Science of Simulating Disease Spread:
      Part 3: The Future of Infectious Disease Modeling | 1/7/10
      Part 2: Modeling the 2009 H1N1 Pandemic | 1/4/10
      Part 1: Why We Model Infectious Diseases | 12/28/09
»   Predicting Side Effects and Repurposing Drugs | 11/16/09
»   Modeling How Wounds Heal | 9/28/09
»   Metabolic Network Takes Shape | 9/17/09
»   Disease Modeling Efforts Gain New Ground | 9/3/09
»   Advancing Protein Studies with Worldwide Software Experiment | 8/28/09
»   First Look: Policy Informatics | 8/24/09
»   What Is an Ontology? | 8/10/09
»   Of Cells and Circuits | 7/29/09
»   New Drugs: Getting More Out of Nature | 7/16/09
»   Disease-Spread Modeling Gets Help from Facebook | 6/11/09
»   Comparing Genomes to Find What Makes Us Human | 5/21/09
»   'Fuzzy' Modeling Approach Sharpens View of Cellular Decision-Making | 4/16/09
»   Gene Teams Help Govern Sleep Patterns | 3/18/09
»   Math Gives Blood | 2/25/09
»   Salvaging Signals for Health | 2/2/09
»   10 Reasons to Model | 1/7/09
»   Tracking Bacteria in the Blood | 11/26/08
»   Virtual Screening Leads to Real Progress in Drug Design | 10/28/08
»   Teamwork Opens Evolutionary Window | 10/22/08
»   Now Open for Drug Chemistry | 10/9/08
»   Modeling for New Research | 9/24/08
»   Engineering an Ecosystem | 7/9/08
»   Protein Puzzlers | 6/25/08
»   Following Flu | 6/11/08
»   Computing Evolutionary Trees Using Ancient Molecules | 5/28/08
»   Writing Life | 2/27/08
»   Simple Answers | 10/8/2007
»   Working Hand in Glove with Computational Biology | 10/2/2007

Other Cool Stuff

Browse an assortment of other exciting information, including comic books.

»   Quiz: Computers in Science | Accessible Version
»   Crossword Puzzle: Solve the Clues of Computing Life | Accessible Version
»   Comic: Programming DNA External link
»   Hear Tanzanian Singing (MP3)
Runtime: 00:9:25 | 4.3 MB
(Caption: Audio recording of Tanzanian singing)

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