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Ensuring data integrity

Darren Barrington-Light, senior manager product marketing for Thermo Fisher Scientific, explains the importance of integrating LIMS into the pharmaceutical data chain

Paperless Lab Academy 2018

This year the Paperless Lab Academy (#PLA2018) conference will move to a new location overlooking Lake Maggiore on the southern side of the Alps, near Milan, Italy. The central theme will focus on how to ‘Empower your eData Life Cycle.’

Synergy between man and machine

The failure of a candidate drug can cost millions – so many chemists are turning to software that provides modelling capabilities and multi-parameter optimisation

The future of laboratory informatics

Robert Roe interviews laboratory informatics software providers who discuss potentially disruptive technologies and their impact on the laboratory informatics market

Drowning in data?

David Wang gives his view on how modern laboratories can leverage data to provide maximum value

An artificial future

Elsevier’s Jabe Wilson predicts radical changes in the ways AI will be used in scholarly communications

Racing ahead

Gemma Church finds out how electric vehicles can make performance and user experience improvements

The Path to Exascale

Robert Roe reports on the potentially far-reaching benefits of exascale computing for European research

Simulate and innovate

Robert Roe reports from the European Altair Technology Conference and finds that simulation-driven design is taking centre stage for the CAE industry.

HPC unearths glacial flow

Robert Roe looks at research from the University of Alaska that is using HPC to change the way we look at the movement of ice sheets

Deep learning dominates ISC

At ISC High Performance 2017, held in Frankfurt, Germany, deep learning is driving new computing innovation as the HPC industry sets its sights on AI hardware and applications

Storage ambitions

Robert Roe finds that commoditisation of flash and SSD technology and the uptake of machine learning and AI applications are driving new paradigms in storage technology.

Accelerating demand

Robert Roe reviews the latest in accelerator technology and finds that GPUs and coprocessors will be key fixtures in the future of deep learning

Whatever the weather

Gemma Church explores the use of modelling and simulation to predict weather and climate patterns

Predicting the future of the laboratory

The first in series of articles covering the Paperless Lab Academy conference – in this article Robert Roe looks at the importance of adopting digital technologies - the benefits and pitfalls that laboratories face when on the road to digital convergence.

Virtual vehicles

Robert Roe takes another look at industrial vehicles and the benefits of applying simulation technologies

From atom to airplane

Gemma Church learns that aerospace simulation is focused on fine-grain simulations to optimise component performance and meet strict regulatory requirements

Alcohol and analysis

The use of informatics is crucial all the way through the process of brewing, writes Sophie Ktori

Future technologies

Robert Roe investigates the use of technologies in HPC that could help shape the design of future supercomputers

Managing energy efficiency at NASA

Robert Roe learns that the NASA advanced supercomputing division (NAS) is optimising energy efficiency and water usage to maximise the facility’s potential to deliver computing services to its user community

A cloud is forming

Robert Roe investigates the growth in cloud technology which is being driven by scientific, engineering and HPC workflows through application specific hardware

Optimising industry

Robert Roe looks at the latest simulation techniques used in the design of industrial and commercial vehicles

A question of security

For functionality and security for externalised research, software providers have turned to the cloud, writes Sophia Ktori

A question of scale

The Jülich Supercomputing Centre (JSC) at Forschungszentrum Jülich in Germany has been operating supercomputers of the highest performance class since 1987. Tim Gillett talks to Norbert Attig and Thomas Eickermann

Leaving a legacy

Robert Roe investigates the importance of upgrading legacy laboratory informatics systems and the benefits this provides to scientists

Tooling up for exascale

Robert Roe investigates some of the European projects focusing on preparing today’s supercomputers and HPC programmers for exascale HPC

Digging geothermal

Gemma Church investigates how simulation and modelling de-risks the detection and extraction of geothermal energy resources

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