October/November 2007

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HIGH-PERFORMANCE COMPUTING

A new power base in Europe

David Robson explores the latest initiatives driving the development of high-performance computing in Europe

PROFILE

In pursuit of problem solving

Michael Resch, director of the Stuttgart High Performance Computer Centre

AGRICULTURE

Birds, bees and growing things

Felix Grant on why statistics and agriculture are such natural bedfellows

LXI

Connecting instruments to PCs gets simpler, cheaper with LXI system

Paul Schreier examines LAN eXtensions for Instruments, a PC-instrument interface standard that should eventually put GPIB out to pasture

BIOINFORMATICS

In pursuit of proteins

Clare Sansom on the evolution of structural bioinformatics

ECM

When two worlds collide

Enterprise content management systems are helping organise scientific information while laboratory systems are starting to incorporate data from elsewhere in organisations. Siân Harris reports on how these two worlds are coming together

COMPANY PROFILE

In profile: Thermo Fisher Scientific