Editorials

2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012

The software program VMD is a visualization and analysis tool that goes where no microscope can. Trace the trajectory of its development over the last two decades. By Lisa Pollack. Read more
Go behind the scenes to examine the myriad roles Illinois researchers have played to explain photosynthesis: quantum physicist, structural biologist, forensic scientist, and computational biophysicist. By Lisa Pollack. Read more
In the 1980s Klaus Schulten let two students build him a supercomputer. This risky project, and a 1990s student revolt, led to NAMD. Now with 50,000 users worldwide, this article charts the colorful history of NAMD. By Lisa Pollack. Read more
How do birds sense magnetic fields? Theoretical and computational biology may provide tools to unearth the answer. Researchers are combining behavioral studies with physics and chemistry to unlock the enigma of this sixth sense. By Lisa Pollack Read more

2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012