John Murphy profiles Paul Messina, former director of the Center for Advanced Computing Research at CalTech
The old Latin riddle 'Quis custiodet ipsos custiodes?' ('Who guards the guardians themselves?') is a good one for scientists and managers to ponder when they are considering the integrity of data in LIMS. Alex Crawford reports
John Murphy profiles the Professor of Computer Engineering and Informatics at the University of Patras
Robert DeWitte, Marketing Director of ACD Labs, tells Tom Wilkie how Russian scientists' deep understanding of chemical structure grew into a global software business.
Tony Hey and Anne Trefethen outline the efforts being made to help the UK meet the challenges of computing across the Grid
Cross-fertilisation is the name of the game for Warwick University's Centre for Scientific Computing. Vanessa Spedding explores the motives behind its creation
John Murphy profiles the director of the Center for Grid Technologies, Information Sciences Institute
In our latest roundup of comings and going in the world of Laboratory Information Management Systems, Vanessa Spedding finds the bulk of recent activity involves an industrious few
Ray Girvan discovers that the race to create ever more real computer games is having a beneficial effect on scientific computing
Tom Wilkie spoke to Lucas Noldus, whose company produces computerised systems for tracking and observing animal behaviour. The applications, he found, stretch from new drugs to functional genomics
Brian Donnelly, chairman and CEO of GeneticXchange, tells Tom Wilkie about the unexpected similarity between computing for life sciences and computing for big banks.