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

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


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02 December 2021

EMBL’s European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) announced today it has chosen Google Cloud as a strategic cloud partner


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01 December 2021

A newly announced European project, ‘High-Performance Computer and Quantum Simulator hybrid (HPCQS)’ integrates two 100 qubit quantum simulators in supercomputers located at two European HPC centres located at GENCI and the Jülich Supercomputing Centre (JSC)

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25 November 2021

Oculii is developing artificial intelligence (AI) software and hardware for radar systems that will allow autonomous vehicles (AVs) to more accurately perceive their surroundings

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24 November 2021

IBM Research Europe and Thieme Chemistry have announced the first results of their collaboration which were evaluated by seven eminent synthetic chemistry experts and their research groups from China, Germany, Switzerland, New Zealand, and the USA

Analysis & opinion

Analysis & opinion

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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07 July 2021

Nvidia has introduced Cambridge-1, a $100 million investment that promises to advance healthcare research partnerships across the UK


29 June 2021

The 57 th edition of the TOP500 saw little change in the top 10. The only new entry in the top 10 systems is the Perlmutter system at NERSC at the DOE Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory



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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


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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

17 November 2021

Insightful Science has announced the appointment of Rebeca Sanchez Sarmiento as Chief Financial Officer of Insightful Science and Dotmatics

02 November 2021

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced the general availability of its latest cloud service powered by the latest Intel Xeon Scalable processors

02 November 2021

Thermo Fisher Scientific has introduced a new generation of mass spectrometry instruments, workflows and software

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