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Unstructured scientific data is one of the biggest strategic risks to the pharmaceutical industry today

Fugaku is named after an alternative name for Mount Fuji
Credit: 名古屋太郎 - 投稿者が撮影

Professor Satoshi Matsuoka, director of the RIKEN Center for Computational Science, explains the 10-year process behind the development of the machine

Pawsey Supercomputing Centre

Mark Stickells, executive director at Pawsey Supercomputing Centre, highlights the work done in Australia to deliver supercomputing facilities and the resources needed

News

16 October 2020

Leonardo, unveiled at Italy’s CINECA research centre, uses more than 14,000 Nvidia GPUs to deliver the ‘world’s most powerful AI system’. 

The system has been reported by Nvidia to be capable of delivering 10 exaflops of AI performance in some half-precision floating-point (FP16) applications and could deliver around 200 petaflops when benchmarked for the Top500.

07 October 2020

Springer Nature has announced it is one of the founding members of the new OAPEN toolkit for researchers and academic book authors

07 October 2020

A partnership between Sandia National Laboratories and the Boston firm BioBright to improve the security of synthetic biology equipment has become more relevant after the United States and others issued warnings that hackers were using the COVID-19 pandemic to increase their activities.

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Fugaku is named after an alternative name for Mount Fuji
Credit: 名古屋太郎 - 投稿者が撮影

15 October 2020

Professor Satoshi Matsuoka, director of the RIKEN Center for Computational Science, explains the 10-year process behind the development of the machine

Pawsey Supercomputing Centre

15 October 2020

Mark Stickells, executive director at Pawsey Supercomputing Centre, highlights the work done in Australia to deliver supercomputing facilities and the resources needed

15 October 2020

William Thigpen, assistant division chief of HPC operations for NASA’s Advanced Supercomputing Division, discusses the role the facility plays in helping the organisation to meet its goals

Features

29 July 2020

Sophia Ktori explores software that is used to develop and improve the efficacy of potential drugs used to fight COVID-19

29 July 2020

Response to COVID-19 is helping to develop testing technology that will have far-reaching benefits beyond the global viral outbreak, finds Robert Roe

26 June 2020

Sophia Ktori discusses the combination of drug discovery and cloud computing to rapidly select new candidate molecules in the fight against COVID-19 with researchers Christoph Gorgulla and Haribabu Arthanari

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