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- Computer science : The study of how computers work, and the algorithms, data structures and design principles used in their operation and programming.
- Biology : The science of life — of complex, self-organizing, information-processing systems living in the past, present or future.
- Basic Local Alignment Search Tool : Bioinformatics algorithm for comparing primary biological sequence information, such as the amino-acid sequences of different proteins or the nucleotides of DNA sequences.
- Theoretical biology : The study of biological systems by theoretical means.
- Mathematical biology : The study of biological systems by mathematical means.
- Computational biology : The study of biological systems by computational means
- Biodiversity : The study of the range of life forms in a given ecosystem.
- Bioengineering : The application of electrical, mechanical, chemical, optical, nuclear and other engineering principles to understand, modify and control biological (plants and animals - including human) systems.
- Biology's next microscope: Mathematics : A scientific discussion about the mutual interaction between mathematics and biology.
- Biophysics : The study of forces and energies in biological systems.
- Biotechnology : The application of biological principles in industrial production
- Botany : The study of plants, algae and fungi (mycology).
- Brain morphometry : The quantitative study of structures in the brain, their differences between individuals, correlations with brain function, and changes of these characteristics over time.
- Cortical thickness : The combined thickness of the cerebral cortex layers.
- DNA : A macromolecule — chemically, a nucleic acid — that stores genetic information.
- Drug discovery : Process by which pharmaceuticals are discovered and/or designed.
- Genetics : The study of the inheritance of characteristics, genes and DNA.
- Gyrification : The folding process during brain development, or the extent of folding.
- Horizontal gene transfer : Transfer of genetic material to a being other than one of the donor's offspring.
- Hubmed : Add brief definition or description
- Medical informatics : Science concerned with the analysis and dissemination of medical data through the application of computers to aspects of health care and medicine.
- National Library of Medicine : The world's largest medical library, based in Bethesda, Maryland.
- Single-nucleotide polymorphism : A DNA sequence variation across chromosomes within an individual or a species, involving only a single base change.
- Systems biology : The study of biological systems as a whole.