In 1976, three talented entrepreneurs seeded the 'measurement revolution' by launching a little-known startup named National Instruments.
Gemma Simpson assesses the market for high-performance computing in Germany, with a look at HPC centres and the scientific projects placed there
3D printers are becoming more affordable and are breaking into new application areas. However, as Paul Schreier reports, were not yet at the point where files are as easy to print as with document printers - software for fixing and preparing files for rapid prototyping is still required
Felix Grant takes the temperature of the medical sector from a scientific computing perspective
Peter Coveney, honorary professor of computer science, University College London
Scientific Computing World is celebrating 100 issues this month - and that represents 14 years of review and analysis of software for scientists and engineers.
Paul Schreier examines which functions are being added to LIMS to make them suitable for biobanking and points to several reference projects.
Clare Sansom explores some recent applications of LIMS in the food and beverage industry