Since its inception, synthetic biology has embraced mathematics in an attempt to fast-forward past the tinkering stage to the engineering stage.
Quantitative descriptions of growth and biological development shed light on the full complexity of living organisms.
Complex entanglements occur everywhere in nature and involve physical strands, fibers, or polymers.
Eric Shea-Brown’s exciting article (SIAM News, October 2014) makes me wonder if a slightly different target should be pursued.
The last 20 years have seen a transformation in the development of market mechanisms for electric power supply.
Water crises in the western U.S. have been making headlines, with recent stories on California and Kansas.
As this issue of SIAM News goes to press, members’ votes in the 2014 election have been tallied.
James Case reviews Waking the Giant: How a Changing Climate Triggers Earthquakes, Tsunamis, and Volcanos.
The 2014 SIAM Workshop on Combinatorial Scientific Computing comprised a wide range of combinatorial topics.
Activity Groups provide a focused forum for SIAM members interested in specialized areas of applied mathematics and computational science.