Seeing beyond a 3D World

by Puripant Ruchikachorn “Big Data” is often written with capital letters or as a quote. It conveys not only the large amount of data through ever more convenient acquisition but also slight disbelief in the relevance of data science. Big data is real, but its definition of a large collection of samples may not seem applicable…

How different types of DNA respond to being stretched. (A) The DNA strand with a break in its backbone splits into two separate parts. (B) The strand without a break, while changing its shape somewhat, remains together and will not split apart.

Please be more explicit: How balls and sticks can explain our world

by Matthew Adendorff I come from a background in computational chemistry and so was particularly delighted at this year’s recipients of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry; namely Martin Karplus, Michael Levitt and Arieh Warshel for, “the development of multiscale models for complex chemical systems”. The realm of theoretical computational chemistry is often regarded as a…