Biological physics

Hans Frauenfelder, Peter G. Wolynes, Robert H. Austin

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Physics and biology have interacted for at least two centuries. In the twentieth century, this interaction has become very strong and the overlap between the two fields has expanded enormously. In the present contribution, the authors sketch where physics has influenced biology and where investigations on biological systems have led to new physical insights.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)S419-S430
JournalReviews of Modern Physics
Issue numberSUPPL. 2
StatePublished - Mar 1999

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Physics and Astronomy


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