News tagged with theoretical physics

Model unfolds proteins gently

Protein molecules inside cells are constantly reorganizing themselves, driven by very tiny forces exerted by all the other molecules in their crowded environment. Most experimental techniques and theoretical/computational ...

dateOct 05, 2010 in Other
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Moving polymers through pores

The movement of long chain polymers through nanopores is a key part of many biological processes, including the transport of RNA, DNA, and proteins. New research reported in The Journal of Chemical Physics, which ...

dateJul 14, 2010 in Polymers
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Masses of common quarks are revealed

(PhysOrg.com) -- A research group co-founded by Cornell physics professor G. Peter Lepage has calculated the mass of the three lightest and, therefore, most elusive quarks: up, down and strange.

dateMay 03, 2010 in General Physics
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