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A currently unpublished report has revealed a lack of education and understanding about the correct approach to bioinformatics could place unnecessary strain on life sciences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.
The Penn State College of Medicine and the Penn State Hershey Medical Centre are using Genologics Geneus and Proteus LIMS products to help gain recognition as a cancer research centre from the National Cancer Institute
Scientists at Sheffield Hallam University have designed a computer game that realistically models the flow of water around a virtual duck.
David Robson finds communication is key to the growing wave of systems biology research across Europe.
Genedata is participating in BaSysBio, an integrated systems biology project to study the global regulation of gene transcription in Bacillis subtilis, used as a producer of enzymes and metabolites.
MIT has used parallel computing to develop molecular models of the thermochemical properties of hyrdocarbons that could help scientists reduce air pollution and understand ozone degredation.
Thermo Fisher Scientific has joined Microsoft in the BioIT alliance, an organisation of more than 40 companies with the aim of realising the potential of personalised medicine.
Robert Roe looks at research from the University of Alaska that is using HPC to change the way we look at the movement of ice sheets
Robert Roe talks to cooling experts to find out what innovation lies ahead for HPC users