A Â£12m initiative in the UK will bring together four British universities - Cardiff, Lancaster, Nottingham and Southampton - to expand the UKs contribution to operations research (OR).
The US Department of Energy has allocated about 10.4 million CPU hours on supercomputers at the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory as part of a program to accelerate scientific discoveries in multiple disciplines.
The long-awaited UK national supercomputer has finally been unveiled. The computer, dubbed HECToR, is based in Edinburgh and will be open to academic and industrial users.
A computer has been programmed to understand the quirks of a dog's bark, including the context and the sound of each individual 'voice'
Powerful simulations calibrated and validated with advanced imaging techniques could create an accurate model of the heart in silico, providing a virtual test subject for future investigations.
Mathematical models have revealed that the way cells pack into the eyes of the fruit fly shares key features in common with the structure of foam.
Scientists from the Walker Institute at the University of Reading will study the problem of climate change using a UK academic supercomputer called HECToR, which was launched on 14 January.
Scientists believe they have found a technique to find the true form of dark energy, by analysing the way sound waves produced shortly after the Big Bang propagate through the universe.
The latest supercomputer simulations have revealed that the Milky Way could be populated with many more rogue black holes than had previously been expected.
A UK software provider has developed a cost-effective electronic document management system to help smaller pharmaceutical companies with the trials and tribulations of electronic regulatory procedures.
Robert Roe explores the role of maintenance in ensuring HPC systems run at optimal performance
Robert Roe speaks with Dr Maria Girone, Chief Technology Officer at CERN openlab.
Sophia Ktori explores the use of informatics software in the first of two articles covering the use of laboratory informatics software in regulated industries
Robert Roe discusses the role of the Pistoia Alliance in creating the lab of the future with Pistoia’s Nick Lynch