Future of the Environment

How Alan Turing used mathematical biology to find secret patterns hidden in nature

A cheetah observes the plains in Masai Mara game reserve July 24, 2008. The annual zebra and wildebeest migration is expected to attract a large number of tourists after the post-election violence when many cancelled their holidays to the country.  REUTERS/Radu Sigheti (KENYA) - GM1E47O1H1601

Before his death, Turing wrote seminal papers in the burgeoning field of mathematical biology. Image: REUTERS/Radu Sigheti

Natasha Ellison
PhD Researcher, University of Sheffield
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