The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not 'Eureka!' but 'That's funny...' --Isaac Asimov
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Entries from December 2009

GUI file diff viewers round-up (for LaTeX)

December 14th, 2009 No Comments

I was having a look for graphical file difference viewers in order to get a quick view of the differences between two LaTeX files. One of the things I was looking for was a tool that could handle changed inversions or rearrangments, places where the text has changed both in content and position within the […]

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Molecular modeling of extremophiles?

December 1st, 2009 No Comments

Dr. Mikko Karttunen, from the University of Western Ontario, will be speaking at McMaster tomorrow in the Physics and Astronomy seminar. He worked on a recent paper titled Microscopic Mechanism for Cold Denaturation in which they used computer simulations to determine that the highly ordered structure of water at subzero temperatures caused protein denaturation because […]

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