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31 August 2016

UK scientists from the British Geological Survey (BGS) and the University of Edinburgh set off this week to the earthquake affected area of central Italy. The researchers will deploy seismometers to help better understand the science of aftershocks and how scientists might better assist global emergency response.

31 August 2016

The Earlham Institute (EI) is adding a state-of-the-art DNA Foundry for synthetic biology to its advanced suite of sequencing technologies.

24 August 2016

IBM has launched new, enterprise-class, all flash storage designed to provide primary storage for cloud or cognitive applications and workloads

24 August 2016

The US National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $110 million in funding for the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and 18 institutions to continue and expand activities undertaken through the Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment

24 August 2016

AMD has selected a state-of-the-art 220,000 square-foot building as the site of its new corporate headquarters and California R&D site

16 August 2016

Kx, a US-based supplier of high-performance data management and analytics technology, has been chosen by Earlham Institute (EI), UK, as its technology partner for a new project to accelerate research into bioinformatics and promote a sustainable bio-economy. 

16 August 2016

Illumina is to develop and co-market analysis software for single cell next-generation sequencing (NGS) data.

15 August 2016

LIMS provider LabVantage has extended its partnership with Lonza to offer purpose-built environmental monitoring capabilities integrated with its software.

12 August 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has signed an agreement to acquire SGI, a provider of solutions for compute, data analytics and data management, for $7.75 per share

02 August 2016

IBM scientists have developed a new lab-on-a-chip technology that can, for the first time, separate biological particles at the nanoscale

01 August 2016

Helix Nebula – The Science Cloud (HNSciCloud) – has launched a €5.3 million tender to establish a European hybrid cloud platform

28 July 2016

The Solar Impulse team that recently completed a round the world flight using a solar-powered aircraft, used Dassault Systèmes ‘Engineered to Fly’ software to design the aircraft

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Sophia Ktori investigates the use of informatics software to increase data integrity in the laboratory

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Tim Gillett reports from PRACEDays 2016, held in May in the city of Prague

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Robert Roe investigates the motivation behind the architectural changes to Europes fastest supercomputer, Piz Daint, housed at the Swiss National Computing Centre

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Robert Roe discusses the merits of the latest storage technologies, including a push by storage providers to develop end-to-end platforms featuring intelligent data management systems

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As AMD launches its latest FirePro GPU, Robert Roe investigates a new suite of open-source tools, released by the company that convert code from CUDA into C++