chemistry

Discovering new drugs and materials by 'touching' molecules in virtual reality

Posted in Software on 7th Aug, 2018
by Alex Muller

Scientists can now visualize and experiment with molecular structures, with real-time multi-user collaboration via the cloud.

Google introduces AI for drug discovery protein recognition

Posted in Medicine on 13th Jul, 2018
by Alex Muller

Protein crystallization determines the shape of cells and can play a role in discovery of drugs to treat various illnesses.

Tumor Cells Get Hooked on Cancer Drugs

Posted in Medicine on 16th Oct, 2017
by Alex Muller

Cancerous tumor cells get addicted to the very drugs meant to eradicate them.

Motorized molecules that can drill into cancer cells

Posted in Medicine on 5th Sep, 2017
by Alex Muller

Motorised molecules driven by light have been used to drill holes in the membranes of individual cells, including cancerous ones.

Scientists find evidence of water on TRAPPIST-1 planets

Posted in Science on 3rd Sep, 2017
by Alex Muller

The TRAPPIST-1 system lies around 40 light years away and consists of seven planets in tight orbit around their parent star.