Sellafield research uncovers microbial life

08 April 2020

Two new research papers from The University of Manchester, working with colleagues at Sellafield Limited and the National Nuclear Laboratory have shown that microbes can actively colonise some of the most intensively radioactive waste storage sites in Europe

Intel commits $50 million to accelerate COVID-19 research

07 April 2020

Intel has announced plans to provide $50 Million to accelerate access to technology and enable new scientific discovery to combat the current COVID-19 pandemic and future crisis.

Science and computing companies support study on COVID-19 disease susceptibility

01 April 2020

Bionano Genomics, Rescale, Amazon Web Services, and Genoox have announced that they are donating consumables and computing resources to help combat the SARS-CoV2 virus

Taylor & Francis launches Covid-19 portal

25 March 2020

Taylor & Francis has published a microsite that aggregates and organises all recently published COVID-19 research in one portal, including all relevant research articles and book chapters

Aptean provides COVID-19 Researchers free access to sequencing software

25 March 2020

Aptean has announced that it will share tools with the scientific community to help their efforts in researching and responding to the current COVID-19 pandemic

Summit researchers modelling SARS-CoV-2 find 77 potential drug candidates

23 March 2020

Researchers at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) identified 77 small-molecule drug compounds that warrant further study in the fight against the SARS-CoV-2 virus

UK to sequence whole coronavirus genome

23 March 2020

The Government and the UK’s Chief Scientific Adviser have backed plans to map how COVID-19 spreads and behaves using whole-genome sequencing

Original photo by Martin Sanchez

Cloud providers rally against COVID-19

20 March 2020

Cloud companies are offering tools, services and funding initiatives to help scientists and researchers combat the growing pandemic.

Covid-19; a message to our readers and commercial partners

17 March 2020

We are still open for business! As of today, everyone at Europa Science – publisher of Scientific Computing World – has been advised to work at home as a precaution against the potential effects of Covid-19.

Micron acquires startup from Purdue

12 March 2020

FWDNXT, a software and hardware startup that spun out of Purdue, was acquired in October by Micron Technology

Laboratory conferences postponed due to COVID-19

06 March 2020

Two European laboratory conferences have been postponed this week due to concerns about the spread of COVID-19

El Capitan supercomputer at LLNL to break 2 exaflops barrier

05 March 2020

AMD in collaboration with Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and HPE, has announced that El Capitan, the upcoming exascale class supercomputer at LLNL, will deliver more than 2 exaflops of double-precision performance.