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HPC

Optical hardware makes light work of DNA searches’ energy cost

26 February 2015
The UK Government is providing more than £0.5m to fund a new optical processor system that will lower the energy consumption of carrying out DNA sequence searches and may be applicable to many other big data problems.

HPC

Bull fights for the rain in Spain

26 February 2015
A new supercomputer, provided by the French company Bull, will be predicting accurately whether or not the rain in Spain falls mainly on the plain.

HPC

Supercomputing for students in the summer

26 February 2015

HPC

Allinea gets the bugs out of the British weather

19 February 2015

INDUSTRY

Germany to open up ‘industrial data space’

19 February 2015

APPLICATIONS

UN refers to Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics

18 February 2015

HPC

2014 was a ‘great year’ for Cray

18 February 2015

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Analysis & Opinion

Making women visible in scientific computing

11 February 2015
In the bicentenary of the birth of Ada Lovelace, widely regarded as having devised the first computable algorithm and thus as the world’s first computer programmer, Tom Wilkie considers some initiatives to counter the widespread impression that scientific computing is the preserve of nerdy men

Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software rises up the agenda

15 December 2014
Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software is coming of age, highlighted by a report from market researchers Frost and Sullivan and a conference on the topic to be held in February. Robert Roe reports

It’s about money, not all about customer service

10 December 2014
Exemplary customer service is surely a pre-requisite from any vendor of informatics products or services? Be careful what you wish for, says Gloria Metrick