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Sergei Noskov: Using Computers to Find Solutions to Heart Problems

Sergei Noskov
You could say that Sergei Noskov is in the movie business. With the help of his research team, the Assistant Professor at the University of Calgary’s Institute of Biocomplexity and Informatics and Department of Biological Sciences is creating movies, or computer simulations, of molecular models of proteins. These movies are used to study the ways proteins interact with various drugs on a molecular level.

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Canadian Light Source: Shedding Light on Science

Canadian Light Source

The Canadian Light Source (CLS) is a national synchrotron research facility based at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon. The multimillion-dollar synchrotron is not only one of the largest science projects in Canadian history, it is also one of the world’s most advanced generators of one of the brightest forms of light—synchrotron light.

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Stanimir Bonev: Physics Under Pressure

Stanimir Bonev

Stanimir Bonev, an Assistant Professor of physics at Dalhousie University in Halifax, NS has always been the curious type. Growing up, he dreamed about one day working as a physicist and solving life’s basic problems.

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ATLAS Experiment: Unlocking the Mystery of Matter


How does nature work? What is the universe made of and what is its fate? These are questions being studied by researchers involved in ATLAS. ATLAS is a particle physics experiment at the LHC at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) in Geneva, Switzerland with contributors from around the world, including Canada.

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