Published on 23rd October 2014 by

Catalyst: 3D Virus – Cutting-edge computer modelling of viruses could hold the key to cure diseases in the future.

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In the fight against viruses and disease, we need to know our enemy. In a perfect marriage between biomedical knowledge and computing technology, virtual simulations are helping researchers understand more about the very nature of a number of viruses at the atomic level. Simon Pampena talks to the scientists at the forefront of medical research, and investigates how the groundbreaking techniques under development could find miraculous cures to viruses and prevent epidemics in the future.

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Journeyman Pictures brings you highlights from the cutting-edge science series, ‘Catalyst’, produced by our long-term content partners at ABC Australia. Every day we’ll upload a new episode that takes you to the heart of the most intriguing and relevant science-related stories of the day, transforming your perspective of the issues shaping our world.

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