Tag Archives: Biophysics

Molecular Dynamics Simulations and the Mechanisms of Protein Complexes

John Kuriyan from UC Berkeley is giving a NERSC Nobel Lecture describing the research behind the Nobel Prize, one of four lectures this year sponsored by National Energy Research Computing Center in honor of its 40th anniversary. I thought to highlight memorable moments from the lecture. John Kuriyan – May 20th, 2014 The underlying physical […]

Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity. – Democritus

Microsoft research made available video presentation of a book by Peter Hoffman ‘Life’s Ratchet: How Molecular Machines Extract Order from Chaos‘ about latest achievements of what we (scientists) presently know about inner workings of life at a nanoscale level. Peter mentions such philosophical concepts as life force, creationism, and some other before discarding them as unnecessary. […]