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New OSC Supercomputer Named After Civil Rights Activist Ruby Dee

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Today the Ohio Supercomputer Center unveiled their new 144 Teraflop Ruby supercomputer. Powered by Intel Xeon Phi, the 144 Teraflop HP system is named after Cleveland-born activist Ruby Dee.

SGI Solutions for Next Generation Sequencing

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The SGI UV system allows computational biologists to take a different, far more effective approach to dealing with the huge data sets generated by contemporary Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) and analytic applications.

Celebrating Two Years of Blue Waters Supercomputing at NCSA

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This week NCSA celebrated two years of Blue Waters supercomputing in an event convened by U.S. Senator Mark Kirk. The powerful Cray supercomputer is used by scientists and engineers across the country to tackle challenging research for the benefit of science and society.

Video: eScience Training and Education in Sweden

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“This talk will give an overview of training and graduate education initiatives in Sweden in the eScience and high performance computing areas and show why these are important but also different. Lessons learned from giving courses at six super computer centers and current and future courses will be discussed.”

Video: IT4Innovations National Supercomputing Center

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In this video from the 2015 HPC Advisory Council Switzerland Conference, Branislav Jansík from the Technical University of Ostrava presents: IT4Innovations National Supercomputing Center. “Our mission is to deliver scientifically excellent and industry relevant research in the fields of high performance computing and embedded systems.”

PRACE Days15 to Spotlight European Exascale Projects

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The development of exascale computing in Europe will be on display at the upcoming PRACE Days conference to be held in Dublin, Ireland, in May.

LBNL to Help Create Standard 3D Neuron Model

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Researchers at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory are contributing to the BigNeuron project, a community effort to define and advance the state of the art of single neuron reconstruction and analysis and create a common platform for analyzing 3D neuronal structure.

Benefits HPC Brings to Genomics

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Besides the obvious benefits to individuals, who will receive more targeted diagnosis and treatment, organizations that implement or contribute to personalized medicine can expect a number of benefits.

Women in HPC to Teach Supercomputing at PRACE Days15

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As part of PRACE Days15 next month, the Women in HPC Network will conduct a general introduction session on High Performance Computing.

Video: HPC at the University of Denmark

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In this video from the 2015 HPC Advisory Council Switzerland Conference, Ali Syed from the Center of Biological Studies, the Technical University of Denmark, Copenhagen presents: HPC at the University of Denmark.