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Laboratory technology changes

Informatics experts share their views on the future of the laboratory and how things might change due to the added pressure of Covid-19

Changing CFD

Gemma Church investigates how CFD is providers are lowering the barrier for simulation

LIMS adapt to viral testing

Response to COVID-19 is helping to develop testing technology that will have far-reaching benefits beyond the global viral outbreak, finds Robert Roe

Increasing the flow

Sophia Ktori discusses the combination of drug discovery and cloud computing to rapidly select new candidate molecules in the fight against COVID-19 with researchers Christoph Gorgulla and Haribabu Arthanari

Designing the Future

Gemma Church investigates how modelling and simulation tools are used to design new components and systems

Looking at cancer

Advances in computer vision combined with AI computing are helping pathologists to more accurately identify subtypes of cancer - leading to better treatments for patients, explains Dan Ruderman

AI driven real-time diagnosis

Sophia Ktori discusses an autonomous AI platform for detecting diabetic retinopathy with Michael Abramoff, founder and executive chairman of IDx

EPEEC European programming

Robert Roe talks to Antonio Peña EPEEC, project coordinator and senior researcher for the Barcelona Supercomputing Center about progress on a European programming framework for HPC

Making the case for cloud

Robert Roe considers the latest cloud and SaaS technology, and the benefits it can provide to laboratories with today’s workflows and AI initiatives


Exascale efficiency

European researchers have developed a framework to boost the energy efficiency of CPU, GPU and FPGA resources, writes Robert Roe


AI accelerates drug development pipelines

For the potential for AI and machine learning methods in drug development to be realised, companies and organisations are forming partnerships to better understand and develop these technologies, writes 
Sophia Ktori

Winds of change

Advanced simulation tools provide a platform to develop advancements in energy generation technologies, writes Robert Roe

Data standards

As the amount of data increases, organisations are looking to data standards to increase the value of data in the laboratory, writes Sophia Ktori

Energy-efficient supercomputing

With a myriad of technologies available to HPC users, it is not always clear which technology provides the most energy-efficient solution for a given application, finds Robert Roe

Processing possibilities

As competition in the processor market heats up there are increasing options available to HPC users, writes Robert Roe

Exascale in Europe

Robert Roe looks at the development of exascale in Europe, funded through the European Commission, its member states and industry partners

Katrin cuts neutrino mass estimate

An international team of scientists that includes researchers at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), have announced a breakthrough in research which aims to measure the mass of the neutrino

Sea of data

Robert Roe explores the use of HPC storage technology in off-shore energy exploration

In silico heaven

Gemma Church investigates how simulation and modelling are helping expedite the development of cutting-edge medical devices

Maximising long-term value

Correct storage and use of data is the key to keeping data ‘current’ and relevant in modern laboratories, writes Sophia Ktori

PRACE encourages industry

Robert Roe speaks with Lee Margetts, chair of PRACE’s industrial advisory committee, about its work to increase the engagement of industrial HPC users

Mapping infection

Clare Sansom discusses the use of computational tools to help researchers map and treat infectious diseases

Controlling your data

Sophia Ktori takes a look at technology which helps labs carefully manage and store data securely

Supporting science

Robert Roe looks at HPC technologies that could enable the next generation of scientific breakthroughs

Oil Change

As the world makes better use of renewable energy, the Oil and Gas market aims to use more simulation to ensure sound decision making, writes Gemma Church