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Pekka Manninen

Pekka Manninen, director of the Lumi supercomputer in Finland, describes how the facility supports everything from cosmology to biochemistry and humanities

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Better understanding required of how AI will transform society, says UKRI report

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Thermo Fisher’s James Pena gives his thoughts on how scientists can advance their research goals through the implementation of cloud technology in the laboratory


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18 January 2022

Today in Jülich, Germany, D-Wave Systems announced the launch of the first Leap quantum cloud-based system outside North America at Forschungszentrum Jülich Supercomputing Centre


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18 January 2022

Insightful Science, a software company enabling the Cloud for Scientific Discovery has announced that it has acquired Omiq

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18 January 2022

Sustainable investor Planet First has become a significant investor in Submer, a growth stage company solving an emerging environmental threat – high energy consumption in data centres

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13 January 2022

Eagle Genomics and the Quadram Institute, an institute creating new interfaces between food science, gut biology, and human health, have announced a new partnership committed to promoting the understanding of microbiome science. 

Analysis & opinion

Analysis & opinion

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11 November 2021

Thermo Fisher’s James Pena gives his thoughts on how scientists can advance their research goals through the implementation of cloud technology in the laboratory

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02 September 2021

Gemma Church explains how quantum computers will transform the world of science and engineering - but only if we can reach the million-qubit scale

21 July 2021

Phil Gooch looks back at the history of semantic enrichment, and how it will be used going forward



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10 September 2021

The confluence of data, compute power and advances in the design of algorithms for AI (artificial intelligence) and ML (machine learning) are driving new approaches in the laboratory

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08 September 2021

Fugaku is the fastest supercomputer in the world as of 2021, developed with both performance and generality in mind with the ‘applications first’ philosophy. The supercomputer has been developed and meticulously planned over 10 years to codesign both hardware and software to make the most efficient use of the resources available. 

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26 August 2021

Gemma Church examines the different ways visualisation is used to improve everything from Cosmology to cardiovascular surgery


Join us for this free webinar to discover the latest release of Thermo Scientific Chromeleon CDS, bringing new capabilities to every laboratory.

In this webcast, laboratory informatics experts will give insight on how an organisation can develop a strategy for digital transformation based on an organisation's individual requirements and end goals

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The rise in applications for quantum computing is driving new methods and approaches to solve scientific challenges. In this webcast, computing technology providers and quantum researchers will discuss the applications for quantum computing and the potential impact this will have on scientists and their research.


Press releases

06 January 2022

FreeLIMS.org has announced the release of a new version of its free, secure, configurable, in the cloud LIMS - FreeLIMS

04 January 2022

Atos has announced that Rodolphe Belmer has assumed office as the organisations new Chief Executive Officer. Last October, Mr Belmer was co-opted as Board Member and nominated by the Atos Board of Directors to lead the Group’s transformation. 

09 December 2021

Formedix, a provider of clinical trial software solutions, announces the launch of the Formedix ryze Community, to provide their customers with a location to collaborate, expand their knowledge and share information

Tech Focus

Robert Roe takes a look at a selection of HPC software tools that can help scientists create applications or run them more effectively

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Robert Roe takes a look at a selection of software tools designed to make it easier to manage and implement HPC resources

Robert Roe takes a look at the cloud technologies available to researchers using HPC