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Transforming Life at Disciplinary Boundaries, Text Slide 9 of 24

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Slide title: Revolution in Life Sciences

Slide words:

  • Complex systems of life are non-linear, multi-scale, difficult to predict
  • Scope and scale of experiments, instrumentation, and measurement
  • Computational data analysis, statistical modeling, informatics
  • Slide images: Adobe Photoshop image of "Beehive Pools" fractal (background). Illustration of a biocomplexity spiral, a composite of several images in a spiral that goes from the atomic scale, in the center, to the planetary scale. The photos are labeled as follows: atomic, molecular, cellular, tissue, organ, organism, habitat, population, community, ecosystem, planetary (front)

    Image credits: courtesy of Frances Griffin (background); design by Sara Raimo, National Science Foundation (biocomplexity spiral)

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