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Georgia Tech Develops Speedy Software Designed to Improve Drug Development
November 15, 2011
Georgia Tech has developed a computer program that can study larger molecules faster than any other program in existence. The analysis program is designed to improve knowledge about why certain molecules are attracted to each other and how those relationships can be "tuned" to improve drug development.
Georgia Institute of Technology
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