News tagged with molecular dynamics

Iodate refuses to intimidate

Like a bull in a china shop, a massive, iodine-based ion called iodate should disrupt the surrounding water molecules until it is forcibly expelled. However, it doesn't. This disconnect between the molecule's ...

Nov 08, 2011
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Researchers use light to move molecules

Using a light-triggered chemical tool, Johns Hopkins scientists report that they have refined a means of moving individual molecules around inside living cells and sending them to exact locations at precise times.

Mar 16, 2011
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Shedding light on a protein, and a future

While on a research co-op in London, Northeastern University senior Brendon Kellner investigated the inner workings of certain proteins through state-of-the-art ultrafast lasers. These lasers generate light ...

Dec 17, 2010
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Vacuum arcs spark new interest

Whenever two pieces of metal at different voltages are brought near each other, as when an appliance is plugged into a live socket, there is a chance there will be an arc between them. Most of the arcs people ...

Nov 08, 2010
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