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Procter & Gamble and Temple University scientists model skin’s makeup
4 years ago

Procter & Gamble and Temple University scientists model skin’s makeup

By  •  4 years ago  •  Science

In 2013, researchers at consumer-products giant Procter & Gamble and Temple University began using the Titan supercomputer to better understand the three-dimensional structure of skin’s outermost barrier, the stratum corneum.
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Oak Ridge Supercomputer Turns the Tide for Consumer Products Research
4 years ago

Oak Ridge Supercomputer Turns the Tide for Consumer Products Research

By  •  4 years ago  •  Industry, Science

Consumer-products giant Procter & Gamble (P&G) has turned to Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and America’s fastest supercomputer to simulate microscopic processes that can threaten product performance and stability.
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Simulation Solves Mystery of How Liquid-Crystal Thin Films Disintegrate

By  •  4 years ago  •  Science

The work of ORNL postdoctoral fellow Trung Nguyen appeared as the cover story in the March 21, 2014, print edition of Nanoscale, a high-impact journal of the Royal Society of Chemistry. It was also published online.

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ForWarn Researchers Get EVEREST-Sized Look at Woodland Disturbances

By  •  5 years ago  •  Technology

EVEREST has provided researchers with the Forest Service Eastern Forest Environmental Threat Assessment Center and their partners a unique view of maps used for detecting and tracking unexpected forest changes and disturbances.
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Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility User Update: SmartTruck Systems
5 years ago

Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility User Update: SmartTruck Systems

By  •  5 years ago  •  Science

Startup zooms to success improving fuel efficiency of long-haul trucks by more than 10 percent
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Vampir Takes a Bite Out of Inefficiency as Codes Run on Bigger Supercomputers

By  •  5 years ago  •  Technology

Using Vampir, a team of researchers has analyzed a running application in detail as it executed on all 220,000 CPU processors of Titan’s predecessor, Jaguar.
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What is a Core Hour on Titan?

By  •  6 years ago  •  Technology

For 2013 the Innovative and Novel Computational Impact on Theory and Experiment (INCITE) program awarded 1.84 billion core hours on Titan, a hybrid-architecture high-performance computing (HPC) system that sports central …
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Supercomputing Award of 4.7 Billion Hours to Accelerate Discovery, Innovation

By  •  6 years ago  •  Science

The DOE’s Leadership Computing Facilities have awarded a combined 4.7 billion supercomputing core hours to 61 science and engineering projects with high potential for accelerating discovery and innovation through its INCITE program.
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ORNL Experts Work to Manage Big Data from Climate Science

By  •  6 years ago  •  Science

HPCwire sat down with Galen Shipman to discuss strategies for coping with the “3 Vs”—variety, velocity, and volume—of the big data that climate science generates.
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Special Report: Graphics Processing Units Speed Results in Extreme-Scale Supercomputers

By  •  6 years ago  •  Science

A special report titled Accelerating Computational Science Symposium 2012 details the benefits of using GPUs for HPC, the findings were presented earlier this year at Accelerating Computational Science Symposium 2012 in Washington, D.C.
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Washington Symposium Highlighted Science Enabled by Hybrid Supercomputing

By  •  6 years ago  •  Technology

ORNL, which operates the premier leadership computing facility for the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science, gathered experts in science, engineering, and computing from around the world to discuss research advances that are now possible with extreme-scale hybrid supercomputers.
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Carbon Dioxide Caused Global Warming at Ice Age’s End, Pioneering Simulation Shows
6 years ago

Carbon Dioxide Caused Global Warming at Ice Age’s End, Pioneering Simulation Shows

By  •  6 years ago  •  Science

A multi-institutional team used a global dataset of paleoclimate records and the Jaguar supercomputer at ORNL to find the perform an unprecedented climate simulation. The results, published in the April 5 issue of Nature, analyze 15,000 years of climate history.
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