Analysis & opinion

25 September 2007

BAE Systems has decided to integrate high-performance computing chips into its remote sensing satellites; and Diamond Light Source has installed a new high-performance computing facility to automate data processing from its synchrotron.

03 September 2007

The Sandia National Laboratory has developed a realistic video game to help train security workers make snappier decisions in the event of a disaster.

17 August 2007

Symyx Technologies is to acquire certain MDL Information Systems software products from Elsevier for $123m in a cash transaction, in a move to expand its R&D portfolio.

03 August 2007

Researchers at the UK's North East Regional e-Science Centre have used grid computing to reveal why anthrax grows when it is living in an animal host, but only lies dormant in soil.

05 June 2007

Socially damaged and disadvantaged young people in the inner cities can be switched on to mathematics through the use of scientific computing software, according to our new Education blog

17 May 2007

David Robson finds that the semantic web is on the brink of realisation, in scientific research at least, with profound implications for electronic laboratory notebooks.

30 April 2007

A currently unpublished report has revealed a lack of education and understanding about the correct approach to bioinformatics could place unnecessary strain on life sciences companies in years to come.

23 March 2007

David Robson finds communication is key to the growing wave of systems biology research across Europe.

23 February 2007

Due to launch this autumn, the HECToR (High End Computing Terascale Resources) will provide academic users across the UK with previously unheard of processing power.

06 February 2007

A new study from IT market intelligence service IDC has revealed that competition is heating up among vendors of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software in Western Europe.

17 January 2007

Microsoft Research and INRIA, the French National Institute for Research in Computer Science, have opened the Microsoft Research - INRIA Joint Centre in Orsay, France.

18 December 2006

Professor Jaroslav Stark from Imperial College London's Department of Mathematics has been appointed the new director of the interdisciplinary Centre for Integrative Systems Biology at Imperial College (CISBIC).