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A currently unpublished report has revealed a lack of education and understanding about the correct approach to bioinformatics could place unnecessary strain on life sciences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

28 November 2006

November has seen an increased interest in high-performance computing, with the Supercomputing 2006 conference, and The Mathworks and Interactive Supercomputing both upgrading their parallel computing software.

03 November 2006

Thermo Electron Corporation has established a new local customer support centre for its informatics software and services in Dammam, in the Eastern province of Saudi Arabia this September.

25 October 2006

Daniel Goodman won a best paper award at the UK e-Science All Hands Meeting for devising a workflow language, Martlet, that will be used to aid climage change prediction.

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Robert Roe reports on developments in AI that are helping to shape the future of high performance computing technology at the International Supercomputing Conference

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James Reinders is a parallel programming and HPC expert with more than 27 years’ experience working for Intel until his retirement in 2017. In this article Reinders gives his take on the use of roofline estimation as a tool for code optimisation in HPC

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Sophia Ktori concludes her two-part series exploring the use of laboratory informatics software in regulated industries.

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As storage technology adapts to changing HPC workloads, Robert Roe looks at the technologies that could help to enhance performance and accessibility of
storage in HPC

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By using simulation software, road bike manufacturers can deliver higher performance products in less time and at a lower cost than previously achievable, as Keely Portway discovers