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Designer pharmaceuticals

Dr Phil Hasnip explains how computer modelling of materials is vital to the pharmaceutical industry.

We finish this section on designer materials by looking at one final application of computer modelling materials: pharmaceuticals.

You might imagine that developing new medications would be best done by a biologist, a doctor, or maybe a chemist. However, in this video, Dr Phil Hasnip explains how advanced computer software using the principles of quantum mechanics is now at the forefront of pharmaceutical research.

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