Cloud supercomputer to advance research at Cambridge University

20 April 2021

A new open, cloud-native supercomputer at Cambridge University will enable researchers to pursue exploration like never before

Durham University and DiRAC’s supercomputer will accelerate our understanding of the universe

15 April 2021

Durham University’s new COSMA-8 supercomputer — to be used by world-leading cosmologists in the UK to research the origins of the universe — will be accelerated by Nvidia HDR InfiniBand networking

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.