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San Diego Supercomputer Center adopts Habana for efficient AI

12 April 2021

The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at UC San Diego will use its Voyager supercomputer as a first-of-its-kind in the National Science Foundation resource portfolio focusing on advancing AI research across a range of science and engineering domains

US adds Chinese HPC organisations to trade blacklist

09 April 2021

The US Department of Commerce has added seven Chinese supercomputing centres to a trade blacklist for conducting activities that are contrary to the national security or foreign policy interests of the United States

Repurposing drugs to manage Covid-19 progression

09 April 2021

Researchers from the University of Cambridge and European Molecular Biology Laboratory’s European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) have used a large-scale human genetics study to identify drug targets important for managing Covid-19 in its early stages.

OpenHPC has announced the release of OpenHPC v2.1

07 April 2021

OpenHPC has announced the release of OpenHPC v2.1. This is a significant update that targets support for two new major OS distro versions: CentOS8 and OpenSUSE Leap 15

Oracle announces compute instances with 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Ice Lake processors

07 April 2021

Oracle has announced the availability of new computing instances with 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Ice Lake processors. These new instances are available in a limited preview, with worldwide general availability on April 28, 2021. The launch of these new instances is the latest step in Oracle’s commitment to providing enterprise-grade capability for compute-intensive and high-performance computing (HPC) workloads.

Partnership aims to advance the use of AI in pathology

01 April 2021

Proscia, a provider of digital and computational pathology solutions, and Unilabs have established a strategic partnership to accelerate the adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) in routine pathology practice. 

The Pistoia Alliance tackles challenges in data governance

30 March 2021

The Pistoia Alliance a not-for-profit alliance that advocates for greater collaboration in life sciences R&D, has announced a Data Governance Community of Interest (CoI) to help companies improve data-sharing infrastructure and accelerate R&D innovation

Collaboration aims to enhance Covid-19 diagnostic testing

23 March 2021

A collaboration between Thermo Fisher Scientific and Artificial aims to enable improved integration of software and robotics platforms to maximise COVID-19 testing throughput and efficiency

LLNL event encourages growth of women in data science

18 March 2021

Coinciding with International Women’s Day on March 8, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory hosted its 4th Women in Data Science (WiDS) regional event

Enabling dynamic and intelligent workflows in the European HPC ecosystem

17 March 2021

The eFlows4HPC project will create a European workflow platform for the design of complex applications that integrate HPC processes, data analytics, and artificial intelligence.

Report highlights growth in quantum research

11 March 2021

Elsevier has published the findings of a new report tracking emerging trends in quantum computing, based on research and analysis conducted in Scopus

N8 supercomputer accelerates research in the north of England

08 March 2021

Scientists and researchers across the North of England will benefit from the arrival of a new £3.8m supercomputer to support projects in areas such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), energy storage and therapeutic drug design

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