Math drives Biology

Does it ring a bell to biologists that viruses are mathematically structured objects ? such as the deadly SARS virus with a beautiful icosahedral symmetry.

Icosahedron corresponds to the “Unsolvable Quintic equation (degree 5 and above) with no radical root”, which led the 19 CE young French math genius Evariste Galois to invent “Group Theory” – a revolutionary foundation of the Modern Math.

The problem is few biologists or doctors are good in math, and rare are mathematicians knowledgeable in Biology and Medicine.