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January 16th, 2007

Quantum Biology: Powerful Computer Models Reveal Key Biological Mechanism

Abstract:
Using powerful computers to model the intricate dance of atoms and molecules, researchers at RPI have revealed the mechanism behind an important biological reaction. In collaboration with scientists from the Wadsworth Center of the New York State Department of Health, the team is working to harness the reaction to develop a "nanoswitch" for a variety of applications, from targeted drug delivery to genomics and proteomics to sensors.

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