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Bacteria Harbor Secret Weapons Against Antibiotics


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


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


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


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


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


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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