Solving chemical experiments in cyberspace wins scientists Nobel Prize in chemistry
By Science News Staff, 06:04 AM October 9, 2013
Guest post by Beth Mole and Meghan Rosen
Computer modeling of complex chemical processes has earned three scientists the 2013 Nobel Prize in chemistry.
The mysterious and lightning fast chemical reactions that transfer electrons between atoms have been impossible to observe by the naked eye. The three scientists who take home the prize have harnessed the power of computing to simulate those reactions. The models allow scientists to dissect how plants create energy from light, how proteins fold...
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