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  • Science fiction meets real biology in "Avatar"

    Science fiction meets real biology in "Avatar"

    By Christopher Palmer
    Published: June 7, 2011

    In the latest installment of Science Study Break, Dr. Misha Matz of the School of Biological Sciences reveals the real science behind the science fiction world of the film “Avatar.”

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      Christine Choi said on Sept. 28, 2011 at 4:27 p.m.
      I would have thoroughly enjoyed a class like this when I was in school. It sounds very interesting when you can combine real science with entertainment. Is this class being offered as an elective? As for the movie Avatar I think a political science class can also look into the layers and undertone of the movie. Anyhow, I just thought you have a very interesting class here.