News tagged with molecular dynamics

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 ...

dateNov 08, 2010 in Plasma Physics
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Scientists explain graphene mystery

Nanoscale simulations and theoretical research performed at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory are bringing scientists closer to realizing graphene's potential in electronic applications.

dateAug 23, 2010 in Nanomaterials
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Understanding the APJ Receptor Binding Site

(PhysOrg.com) -- Apelin is a recently discovered peptide that binds to the apelin (or APJ) G-protein-coupled receptor. Apelin-13 (NH2-QRPRLSHKGPMPF-COOH), one of several cleavage products of the proprotein ...

dateJun 01, 2010 in Biochemistry
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