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2009-07-15 23:55:00

Researchers who design and simulate molecules are facing a technological traffic jam.The bottleneck is caused by the amount of time--ranging from days to years--a computer needs to run complex mathematical equations, or algorithms, used by scientists and engineers to develop more effective drugs, catalysts for fuel cells and other molecular-based materials and applications.Todd Martínez, a professor of chemistry at Stanford University, may just have the answer for breaking...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.