Advancing the description of 'mysterious' water to improve drug design

Interactions with water dominate how drug molecules bind to targets, but it's tricky to model these interactions, limiting the accuracy of drug design. In a recent paper in The Journal of Chemical ...

33 minutes ago from Phys.org

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Data storage using individual molecules

Researchers from the University of Basel have reported a new method that allows the physical state of just a few atoms or molecules within a network to be controlled. It is based on the spontaneous ...

2 hours ago from Phys.org

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Rapid controlled transport of water droplets by sunlight-powered pump

Driven by natural or artificial sunlight, a novel "microtube pump" transports water droplets over long distances. As reported by Chinese researchers in the Journal Angewandte Chemie, the pump ...

6 hours ago from Phys.org

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Pressure tuned magnetism paves the way for novel electronic devices

Advances in the technology of material growth allow fabricating sandwiches of materials with atomic precision. The interface between the two materials can sometimes exhibit physical phenomena ...

1 hours ago from Phys.org

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Researchers observe charge-stripe crystal phase in an insulating cuprate

Researchers from Boston College and Brookhaven National Laboratory have succeeded in modifying a cuprate high-temperature superconductor material into an insulating state, where they found an ...

1 hours ago from Phys.org

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Pedestrians keep a 75 cm comfort zone to prevent collisions

Pedestrians are constantly avoiding collisions with oncoming people. Meters in advance they unconsciously change their walkway to pass each other. Physicists at Eindhoven University of Technology ...

4 hours ago from Phys.org

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MIT scientists can now shrink 3D objects down to one thousandth of the size

It sounds like a scene from Ant-Man, but this is very much real life: scientists at MIT have devised a super shrinking system that can produce 3D nanoscale versions of much larger, custom-made ...

Sun 16 Dec 18 from Gizmag

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Adventures in phase space: Unified map on plastic and elastic glasses

A research team has simulated glassy colloidal solids to understand their mechanical and failure properties. Under strain, the hard-sphere glasses deformed elastically (reversibly), partly plastically ...

3 minutes ago from ScienceDaily

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New type of low-energy nanolaser that shines in all directions

Researchers have developed a new type of low-energy, nanoscale laser that shines in all directions. The key to its omnidirectional light emission is the introduction of something that is usually ...

33 minutes ago from ScienceDaily

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Time travel is possible but only if you have an object with infinite mass

The concept of time travel has always captured the imagination of physicists and laypersons alike. But is it really possible? Of course it is. We're doing it right now, aren't we? We are all ...

Thu 13 Dec 18 from Phys.org

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