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Latest Peter Wolynes Stories

2014-06-17 10:29:40

How does a stem cell decide what path to take?

2013-11-26 14:00:16

A method by Rice University researchers to model the way proteins fold – and sometimes misfold – has revealed branching behavior that may have implications for Alzheimer’s and other aggregation diseases.

Making Glass Stronger With Nanotechnology
2012-09-25 09:51:24

Scientists who look at the structure of glass strictly by the numbers think that some of the newest methods of microelectronics and nanotechnology could produce glass with twice the strength of what is currently available.

2009-02-24 07:50:00

Researchers from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and the University of California at San Diego (UCSD) have brought together UCSD theoretical modeling and Caltech experimental data to show just how amino-acid chains might fold up into unique, three-dimensional functional proteins.


Word of the Day
whirret
  • To give a box on the ear to.
The word 'whirret' may be onomatopoeic.