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.
Chemical Abstracts Service indexed and added more than a million document records during 2006 - a record achievement for the chemistry database, with an increased input from China and Japan.
Professor Jaroslav Stark from Imperial College London's Department of Mathematics has been appointed the new director of the interdisciplinary Centre for Integrative Systems Biology at Imperial College (CISBIC).
The University of Glasgow recently installed the GenoLogics Proteus solution for its proteomics research, with plans to add the Geneus solution for genomics research in the near future.
Gaz de France and ffA are collaborating to develop a 3D fault analysis toolset which will provide operators with a more accurate reservoir model and reserves estimate.
The Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) formally accepted the third and final phase of HPCx, the UK National Academic Supercomputer, on 7 November.
The Selected Organic Reactions Database is tapping into the vast reserves of chemical reaction information from academic research that has been locked away for 50 years in theses and dissertations.
The US Department of Energys Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has received two new grants worth $13 million to improve software and increase automation in crystallographic processes.
GeneBio's Phenyx will become the default protein identification software for ProteoRed at the National Centre for Biotechnology/CSIC in Madrid, for the use of proteomics researchers all over Spain.
Robert Roe explores efforts to diversify the HPC processor market
Darren Barrington-Light, senior manager product marketing for Thermo Fisher Scientific, explains the importance of integrating LIMS into the pharmaceutical data chain
Gemma Church looks at the use of additive manufacturing processes in engineering