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Supercomputing for Swift Protein Modeling
5 months ago

Supercomputing for Swift Protein Modeling

By  •  5 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Uncovering the molecular structures of proteins can help scientists elucidate biological functions of proteins and search for drug candidates for diseases. To better understand proteins, scientists can use imaging techniques …
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Supercomputing Exposes Potential Pathways for Inhibiting COVID-19
5 months ago

Supercomputing Exposes Potential Pathways for Inhibiting COVID-19

By  •  5 months ago  •  Featured, Science

To explore the inner workings of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, or SARS-CoV-2, researchers from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory developed a novel technique.

The team …
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We Know #COVIDisAirborne—Now We Have the First Ever Model of an Aerosolized Viral Particle
8 months ago

We Know #COVIDisAirborne—Now We Have the First Ever Model of an Aerosolized Viral Particle

By  •  8 months ago  •  Featured, Science

A team led by Rommie Amaro of the University of California, San Diego (UC San Diego), has used the Summit supercomputer at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge …
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Simulations Reveal Nature’s Design for Error Correction During DNA Replication
2 years ago

Simulations Reveal Nature’s Design for Error Correction During DNA Replication

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, Science

DNA replication is one of the most important processes in biology, responsible for ensuring that a cell’s genetic material is copied over to new cells efficiently during cell division. But …
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Summit Uncovers Details of Molecular Ferris Wheels Inside Cell Structures
2 years ago

Summit Uncovers Details of Molecular Ferris Wheels Inside Cell Structures

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, Science

Using the Summit supercomputer at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), a team at the Arizona State University Biodesign Institute has confirmed details of a …
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Researchers Build Bacteria’s Photosynthetic Engine
7 years ago

Researchers Build Bacteria’s Photosynthetic Engine

By  •  7 years ago  •  Science

A team led by Klaus Schulten of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign used Titan to achieve a milestone in the field of biomolecular simulation, modeling a complete photosynthetic organelle of the bacteria Rhodobacter sphaeroides in atomic detail.
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Unlocking Lignin for Sustainable Biofuel
7 years ago

Unlocking Lignin for Sustainable Biofuel

By  •  7 years ago  •  Science

Turning trees, grass, and other biomass into fuel for automobiles and airplanes is a costly and complex process. A team of biofuel researchers from ORNL are working to change that.
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