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

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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.

New journal focuses on discoveries in plant science

27 February 2020

A new open access journal from Cambridge University Press will provide an interdisciplinary forum for high-quality research on discoveries and predictions in plant science

Certara acquires simulation platform for neurodegenerative diseases

26 February 2020

Certara has announced that it has acquired a range of modelling and simulation technology assets from In Silico Biosciences

The Pistoia Alliance’s UDM project reaches milestone

25 February 2020

The Pistoia Alliance, a global, not-for-profit alliance that works to lower barriers to innovation in life sciences R&D, has released the latest Unified Data Model (UDM)

Swansea university launches £35 million engineering research centre

19 February 2020

Students and researchers at Swansea University will benefit from a newly opened research centre designed to provide an environment for fundamental and applied research through academia-industry partnerships