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New program simulates protein movements

Proteins are molecules involved in most of the biological processes that take place in our bodies. They have to move in order to fulfil many of their functions. For example, they open or close to keep and transport the molecules ...

dateSep 11, 2013 in Other
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Calling all girls: Coding is cool!

The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, in a partnership with other local universities and industry support groups, is launching a non-profit collaborative community program aimed ...

dateJan 14, 2014 in Computer Sciences
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Timing is right for SDSC cloud

Successfully managing, preserving, and sharing large amounts of digitally-based data has become more of an economic challenge than a technical one, as researchers must meet a new National Science Foundation (NSF) policy requiring ...

dateOct 05, 2011 in Computer Sciences
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Using nature as a model for low-friction bearings

The mechanical properties of natural joints are considered unrivalled. Cartilage is coated with a special polymer layer allowing joints to move virtually friction-free, even under high pressure. Using simulations on Jülich's ...

dateMay 14, 2014 in Polymers
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