Quantum chemistry may be a shortcut to life-changing compounds

Technique could ID materials for better solar cells and batteries or more effective medicines

Sifting molecules

MOLECULAR PURSUITS  Quantum chemistry could launch a manufacturing revolution, helping to identify materials for improved solar cells, better batteries or more effective medicines.

A. Aspuru-Guzik/Harvard Univ., adapted by E. Otwell 

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