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Bacteria Harbor Secret Weapons Against Antibiotics

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The ability of pathogenic bacteria to evolve resistance to antibiotic drugs poses a growing threat to human health worldwide. And scientists have now discovered that some of our microscopic enemies may be even craftier than we suspected, using...
15-Sep-2014 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Two Argonne Mathematicians Recognized as SIAM Fellows

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Hans G. Kaper and Jorge Moré, both researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory, have been named Fellows of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM).
3-May-2009 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

DOE Supercomputing Resources Available for Advancing Scientific Breakthroughs

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced today it is accepting proposals for a program to support high-impact scientific advances through the use of some of the world's most powerful supercomputers located at DOE national laboratories. ...
16-Apr-2009 4:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Argonne's Leadership Computing Facility Working to Get More Science Per Watt

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Cooling a supercomputer consumes more electricity than is required to run the machine, even machines as powerful as the IBM Blue Gene/P"”called Intrepid"”at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory. Though...
14-Apr-2009 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Leading-Edge Data Analytics and Visualization Enable Breakthrough Science on Blue Gene/P

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Most science research programs that run on high-performance computers like the IBM Blue Gene/P Intrepid at the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF) generate enormous quantities of data that represent the results of their calculations. But...
10-Apr-2009 12:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Nimbus and Cloud Computing Meet STAR Production Demands

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The advantages of cloud computing were dramatically illustrated last week by researchers working on the STAR nuclear physics experiment at Brookhaven National Laboratory's Relativistic Heavy-Ion Collider. New simulation results were needed for...
2-Apr-2009 9:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New RFID Technology Tracks and Monitors Nuclear Materials

Radio frequency identification (RFID) devices have widely been used for tracking for years; recently, scientists from U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory have developed a unique tracking technology that also monitors the...
24-Mar-2009 2:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Cloud Computing Helps Scientists Run High Energy Physics Experiments Using AliEn Grid Services

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A novel system is enabling high energy physicists at CERN in Switzerland, to make production runs that integrate their existing pool of distributed computers with dynamic resources in "science clouds." The work was presented at the 17th...
24-Mar-2009 12:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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