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Biology

The Problem with Cellulosic Ethanol

By  •  7 years ago  •  Science

Simulation provides a close-up look at the molecule that complicates next-generation biofuels

Lignin is very handy in many ways. In your diet it provides much of the fiber that keeps …
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Researchers Pinpoint How Copper Folds Protein into Precursors of Parkinson’s Plaques

By  •  7 years ago  •  Science

Calculations on the Jaguar supercomputer reveal metal binding likely to misfold alpha-synuclein

Aided by the Jaguar supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), researchers at North Carolina State University have …
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Whole-Genome Sequencing Simulated on Supercomputers

By  •  8 years ago  •  Science

Using Jaguar, a research team led by Aleksei Aksimentiev, assistant professor in the physics department at the University of Illinois–Urbana-Champaign, began a project to create machines for personal genome sequencing that will be more accessible to hospitals.
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Supercomputers Simulate the Molecular Machines that Replicate and Repair DNA

By  •  8 years ago  •  Science

Scientists use Jaguar to model replisome components to understand their role in health and disease.
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Potassium Channel Model Lights the Way for Simulations of Molecular Machines

By  •  10 years ago  •  Science

Supercomputers to reveal in atomistic detail all steps from open to closed ion channel
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Researchers Explore the Effectiveness of Alzheimer’s

By  •  11 years ago  •  Science

Scientists are exploring a new generation of drugs which have the potential to stop the growth of Alzheimer’s fibrils and disassemble them.
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