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Math May Help Calculate Way to Find New Drugs for HIV and Other Diseases
February 7, 2011
Using mathematical concepts, Princeton University researchers have developed a method of discovering new drugs for a range of diseases by calculating which physical properties of biological molecules may predict their effectiveness as medicines.
Princeton University, Engineering School
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