Researchers from computationally intensive projects as wide-ranging as earthquake simulation, climate-change prediction and particle physics will have ten times faster access to a European supercomputing facility.
Janet, the network operator for UK education and research councils, has begun trials to become the first European educational network to transfer 40Gbit/s over a single channel operation.
Scientists at Cardiff University have used high-performance computing to analyse brain scans 24 times faster than was previously possible, giving a more complete view of the brain.
Socially damaged and disadvantaged young people in the inner cities can be switched on to mathematics through the use of scientific computing software, according to our new Education blog
Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials have developed a more realistic method of simulating cars crashing, potentially saving manufacturers thousands of pounds with each test.
The randomness of riots is also what makes them so dangerous. Now, a geographer at Arizona State University is designing a computer model to help predict human behaviour at its most unpredictable.
David Robson finds that the semantic web is on the brink of realisation, in scientific research at least, with profound implications for electronic laboratory notebooks.
Wolfram Research, the creator of Mathematica, is to award a $25,000 prize to the first person or group to solve a 70-year-old puzzle at the very core of modern computing.
The University of Manchester is developing a Â£3m research centre to provide cutting-edge research on complex, real-life systems such as car safety systems, flight controllers, power stations and the human body.
A currently unpublished report has revealed a lack of education and understanding about the correct approach to bioinformatics could place unnecessary strain on life sciences companies in years to come.
David Wang gives his view on how modern laboratories can leverage data to provide maximum value
Elsevier’s Jabe Wilson predicts radical changes in the ways AI will be used in scholarly communications
Robert Roe looks at advances in automotive simulation
Sophia Ktori reveals the informatics company’s history – and plans for the future
Robert Roe reports from the SC17 conference keynote, detailing progress on the Square kilometre Array project