June/July 2007

Scientific Computing World cover

ENVIRONMENT

The future of currents

Climate change and global warming are ever-present topics in the media, but how much can the predictioncs be trusted? David Robson investigates the trials of modelling such complex environmental and meteorlogical data.

CHEMINFORMATICS

The cheminformatics challenge

Clare Sansom on the plethora of data management packages for the chemistry market.

COMPANY PROFILE

In profile: Tripos Discovery Informatics

DATA ANALYSIS

Making child's play of power tools

Felix Grant summarises the data analysis software market.

MASS SPECTROMETRY

Light work provides many hands

Mass spectrometry software plays a major role in scientific detective work, writes Sian Harris.

PROFILE

Mathematics and the environment

John Murphy profiles Louis Gross, a mathematical ecologist who's studying the restoration of the Everglades.

SUPERCOMPUTING

Beyond boundaries

Tom Wilkie reports from the Supercomputing Conference in Dresden.