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Getting a step ahead of pathogens

A recent article in the journal Chaos examines the possibility of using epistasis to predict the outcome of the evolutionary processes, especially when the evolving units are pathogens such as viruses.

dateJul 27, 2010 in General Physics
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Nanostructure complex materials modeling  

Materials with chemical, optical, and electronic properties driven by structures measuring billionths of a meter could lead to improved energy technologies—from more efficient solar cells to longer-lasting energy-dense ...

dateMar 25, 2015 in Nanophysics
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DNA's double stranded stretch

(Phys.org)—Theoretical physicists like to play with very unconventional toys. Manoel Manghi from Toulouse University in France and his colleagues have adopted a seemingly playful approach to examining what happens to a ...

dateOct 25, 2012 in Cell & Microbiology
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A better way to store data

These days, nearly everyone stores things in the "cloud"—business-critical documents, personal photos, e-mail accounts … everything.

dateSep 06, 2012 in Software
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