Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and PIPA (Protect IP Act) are currently being discussed in U.S. Congress. If approved, they will change the face of Internet in the US forever as Internet users in the United States would be placed behind a firewall which would filter out what RIAA, MPAA and certain members of U.S. Congress would not like for you to see. Needless to say, these proposals are not original. China is successfully using them for years, which is why we find that chastising Chinese government for their Great Internet Firewall is a hypocritical move coming from the same people in the U.S. Congress that want to introduce SOPA and PIPA.
Car–Parrinello Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Tensile Tests on Si Nanowires [doi:10.1021/jp201948g]
Effect of Solvation on the Vertical Ionization Energy of Thymine [doi:10.1021/jp110438c]
Robust computational electrochemical predicting the environmental fate of organic pollutants [doi:10.1002/jcc.21803]
Featured research: Hydration of nucleic acid bases from the first principles molecular dynamics simulations [doi:10.1039/b923930h]
Validation of a novel secretion modification region of HIV-1 Nef [doi:10.1007/s00894-012-1452-x]
In Silico Structure-Function Analysis of E. cloacae Nitroreductase Proteins, Accepted.
Review: Mechanical properties of silicon nanowires. WIREs Comput Mol Sci 2012. [doi:10.1002/wcms.1108]
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