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The unexpected intersection between art and science

UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers discuss the parallels

Post Date:January 19, 2017 10:30 AM
Milo Mitchell/UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center

It’s a common misconception that art and science are vastly different; that they never overlap. But creativity is as essential to the scientific process as it is to the artistic method. Artists and scientists share a curiosity for the unknown, an appreciation for the beauty of the worlds they explore and an interest in creating something new.

Here, watch a handful of our researchers discuss the parallels between art and science and the sometimes unexpected intersections between the two pursuits.

Microscopic Imagery provided by Drs. Manash Kumar Paul and Andrew S. Goldstein. Special thanks to Dr. Paul for letting us showcase his art. To see more of his work, visit:

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