The report discusses incorporating more math, physics, chemistry, engineering and computer science into classes and laboratory work and emphasizing independent research will help undergraduate education reflect real-world science. Schools, professional societies and funding agencies should develop new teaching materials and facilitate faculty collaboration.
"Bio2010 presents a clear and concise summary of the key recommendations arising from the review. A comprehensive introduction is followed by four chapters giving more detailed explanation of specific recommendations. The book seeks to stimulate debate over the issues and presents concrete ideas, in the form of case studies, for reshaping the curriculum, many of which have been successfully integrated into university programs. This is supported by a selection of print references and a large number of Website addresses that substantially increase the book's value as a resource. ... Bio2010 presents a bold vision of the future for education and training and will earn wholehearted approval from those committed to the development of the life sciences and those who study them."
-- Biochemist e-volution website, February 19, 2004