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You say, 'bio-math,' I say, 'math-bio': Crossing science education divide
Date:9/2/2010

iologymath interface in the context of student diversity and team-based student research and through imaginative approaches such as "beanbag biology."

Perhaps the most striking visual example of integrated bio-math education comes from Andrej orgo of the University of Maribor in Slovenia. To demonstrate the power of fractal geometry in modeling complex biological structures, orgo and his students formed a giant human fractal by lying prone on the floor of a university rotunda and extending their arms and legs into a multi-pointed, concentric fractal star. A photograph of orgo's human fractal taken from above is featured on the cover of the special issue of CBE-LSE.


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