December 1, 2020

Primordial Gravitational Waves and delensing from the Bicep/Keck Group; Computing folding pathways of complex proteins; The benefits of user flexibility for ride-pooling services? Our selection of November publications featuring research using the MGHPCC.

W. Richards Adrion, Sarah T. Dunton, Barbara Ericson, Renee Fall, Carol Fletcher, Mark Guzdial (2020), U.S. states must broaden participation while expanding access to computer science education, Communications of the ACM, doi: 10.1145/3430375

The Bicep/Keck and SPTpol Collaborations (2020), A Demonstration of Improved Constraints on Primordial Gravitational Waves with Delensing, arXiv:2011.08163 [astro-ph.CO]

Amir Bitran, William M. Jacobs, Eugene Shakhnovich (2020), Validation of DBFOLD: An efficient algorithm for computing folding pathways of complex proteins, PLOS Computational Biology, doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1008323

B. Donmez and A. Abur, (2020), A Parallel Framework for Robust State Estimation Using Node-Breaker Substation Models, 2020 IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Europe (ISGT-Europe), The Hague, Netherlands, 2020, pp. 1136-1140, doi: 10.1109/ISGT-Europe47291.2020.9248767

Forrest Flesher, Katherine Fraser, Charles Hutchison, Bryan Ostdiek, and Matthew D. Schwartz (2020), Parameter Inference from Event Ensembles and the Top-Quark Mass, arXiv:2011.04666 [hep-ph]

Yongbin Kim et al (2020), Effective Fragment Potentials for Flexible Molecules: Transferability of Parameters and Amino Acid Database, J. Chem. Theory Comput., doi: 10.1021/acs.jctc.0c00758

Rui Lai and Qiang Cui (2020), What Does the Brønsted Slope Measure in the Phosphoryl Transfer Transition State? ACS Catalysis, doi: 10.1021/acscatal.0c03764

E Lejeune, B Zhao (2020), Exploring the potential of transfer learning for metamodels of heterogeneous material deformation, arXiv: 2010.16260 [q-bio.TO]

Mariana Levi, Kelsey Walak, Ailun Wang, Udayan Mohanty & Paul C. Whitford (2020), A steric gate controls P/E hybrid-state formation of tRNA on the ribosome, Nature Communications, doi: 10.1038/s41467-020-19450-0

Zhenliang Ma, Haris N. Koutsopoulos (2020), Near-on-Demand Mobility. The Benefits of User Flexibility for Ride-Pooling Services, arXiv: 2011.00823

Zaira Martín-Moldes, Diego López Barreiro, Markus J. Buehler, David L. Kaplan (2020), Effect of the silica nanoparticle size on the osteoinduction of biomineralized silk-silica nanocomposites, Acta Biomaterialia, doi: 10.1016/j.actbio.2020.10.043

Julian B. Mũnoz, Sebastian Bohr, Francis-Yan Cyr-Racine, Jes´us Zavala, and Mark Vogelsberger (2020), ETHOS - An Effective Theory of Structure Formation: Impact of Dark Acoustic Oscillations on Cosmic Dawn, arXiv: 2011.05333 [astro-ph.CO]

Christopher Nolte (2020), High-resolution land value maps reveal underestimation of conservation costs in the United States, PNAS, doi: 10.1073/pnas.2012865117

Samajdar et al (2020), Quantum phases of Rydberg atoms on a kagome lattice, arXiv: 2011.12295 [cond-mat.quant-gas] Yutong

Shan et al (2020), OGLE-2007-BLG-224L: Confirmation fo Terrestrial Parallax, arXiv: 2011.063013 [astro-ph.SR]

Yusuf Shaidu et al (2020), A Systematic Approach to Generating Accurate Neural Network Potentials: the Case of Carbon, arXiv: 2011.04604 [cond-mat.mtrl-sci]

David Sondak and Pavlos Protopapas (2020), Learning a Reduced Basis of Dynamical Systems using an Autoencoder, arXiv: 2011.07364 [physics.comp-ph]

Georgios A. Tritsaris, Stephen Carr, Gabriel R. Schleder, Pavlos Protopapas, and Efthimios Kaxiras (2020), Towards the Computational Design of Moir´e Assemblies, arXiv: 2011.04795 [cond-mat.mes-hall]

Xin We, Pak Wah Chan, Zhiming Kuang (2020), Two‐Point Mixing, Buoyancy Sorting, and Updraft Dilution in the RACORO Campaign, Geophysical Research Letters, doi: 10.1029/2020GL090674

Paul C. Whitford, Wen Jiang and Philip Serwer (2020), Simulations of Phage T7 Capsid Expansion Reveal the Role of Molecular Sterics on Dynamics, Viruses, doi: 10.3390/v12111273

X. Wu, R. C. Nethery, M. B. Sabath, D. Braun, F. Dominici (2020), Air pollution and COVID-19 mortality in the United States: Strengths and limitations of an ecological regression analysis, Science Advances, doi: 10.1126/sciadv.abd4049

Xiaotao Yang et al (2020), Segmentation of the Aleutian‐Alaska Subduction Zone Revealed by Full‐Wave Ambient Noise Tomography: Implications for the Along‐Strike Variation of Volcanism, Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, doi: 10.1029/2020JB019677

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Dusty With a Chance of Star Formation
Checking the Medicine Cabinet to Interrupt COVID-19 at the Molecular Level
Not Too Hot, Not Too Cold But Still, Is It Just Right?​
Smashing Discoveries​
Microbiome Pattern Hunting
Modeling the Air we Breathe
Exploring Phytoplankton Diversity
The Computer Will See You Now
Computing the Toll of Trapped Diamondback Terrapins
Edging Towards a Greener Future
Physics-driven Drug Discovery
Modeling Plasma-Surface Interactions
Sensing Subduction Zones
Neural Networks & Earthquakes
Small Stars, Smaller Planets, Big Computing
Data Visualization using Climate Reanalyzer
Getting to Grips with Glassy Materials
Modeling Molecular Engines
Forest Mapping: When the Budworms come to Dinner
Exploring Thermoelectric Behavior at the Nanoscale
The Trickiness of Talking to Computers
A Genomic Take on Geobiology
From Grass to Gas
Teaching Computers to Identify Odors
From Games to Brains
The Trouble with Turbulence
A New Twist
A Little Bit of This... A Little Bit of That..
Looking Like an Alien!
Locking Up Computing
Modeling Supernovae
Sound Solution
Lessons in a Virtual Test Tube​
Crack Computing
Automated Real-time Medical Imaging Analysis
Towards a Smarter Greener Grid
Heading Off Head Blight
Organic Light-Harvesting Antennae
Art and AI
Excited by Photons
Tapping into an Ocean of Data
Computing Global Change
Star Power
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