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Computational Gene Study Suggests New Pathway for COVID-19 Inflammatory Response
2 months ago

Computational Gene Study Suggests New Pathway for COVID-19 Inflammatory Response

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Analyses of lung fluid cells from COVID-19 patients conducted on the nation’s fastest supercomputer point to gene expression patterns that may explain the runaway symptoms produced by the body’s response …
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X-rays Size up Protein Structure at the ‘Heart’ of COVID-19 Virus
3 months ago

X-rays Size up Protein Structure at the ‘Heart’ of COVID-19 Virus

By  •  3 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Media contact: Jeremy Rumsey, rumseyjp@ornl.gov, 865.576.2038

A team of researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge and Argonne national laboratories has performed the first room-temperature X-ray measurements on the SARS-CoV-2 …
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Mining for COVID-19 Connections
5 months ago

Mining for COVID-19 Connections

By  •  5 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Scientists have tapped the immense power of the Summit supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory to comb through millions of medical journal articles to identify potential vaccines, drugs and effective …
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Summit Joins the COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium
6 months ago

Summit Joins the COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium

By  •  6 months ago  •  Featured

The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility and the Summit supercomputer have joined forces with other U.S. Federal agencies, industry, and academic leaders to provide access to the world’s most powerful high-performance …
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ORNL Team Enlists World’s Fastest Supercomputer to Combat the Coronavirus
7 months ago

ORNL Team Enlists World’s Fastest Supercomputer to Combat the Coronavirus

By  •  7 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Researchers at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have used the world’s most powerful and smartest supercomputer, the IBM AC922 Summit, to identify 77 small-molecule drug …
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Machine Learning for Better Drug Design
7 months ago

Machine Learning for Better Drug Design

By  •  7 months ago  •  Featured, Science

When Harel Weinstein and his team at the Joan & Sanford I. Weill Medical College (Weill Cornell Medicine) of Cornell University set out to learn the molecular mechanisms of drugs, …
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ORNL Project Demonstrates Viability of ‘Smart’ Traffic Cameras to Save Fuel
7 months ago

ORNL Project Demonstrates Viability of ‘Smart’ Traffic Cameras to Save Fuel

By  •  7 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Each year, approximately 6 billion gallons of fuel are wasted as vehicles wait at stop lights or sit in dense traffic with engines idling, according to US Department of Energy …
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Closely Spaced Hydrogen Atoms Could Facilitate Superconductivity in Ambient Condition
8 months ago

Closely Spaced Hydrogen Atoms Could Facilitate Superconductivity in Ambient Condition

By  •  8 months ago  •  Featured, Science

By: Paul Boisvert, 502-229-4466, BoisvertPL@ornl.gov

An international team of researchers has discovered the hydrogen atoms in a metal hydride material are much more tightly spaced than had been predicted for …
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OLCF is Looking into the Present and the Future of Large-Scale Data Science
9 months ago

OLCF is Looking into the Present and the Future of Large-Scale Data Science

By  •  9 months ago  •  Featured, Science

This story is the first in a series called “Data Matters,” a short series of features dedicated to exploring the relevance of data for scientific advancement and exploration at the …
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Metal Alloys for Industrial Applications Benefit from Supercomputer Modeling
9 months ago

Metal Alloys for Industrial Applications Benefit from Supercomputer Modeling

By  •  9 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Using machine learning and simulations, scientists at the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have confirmed a relationship between two mechanisms used to explain the ductility properties …
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Big Iron Afterlife: How ORNL’s Titan Supercomputer Was Recycled
9 months ago

Big Iron Afterlife: How ORNL’s Titan Supercomputer Was Recycled

By  •  9 months ago  •  Featured, OLCF History

When the Cray XK7 Titan supercomputer was finally decommissioned on August 1 after 7 years of faithful service, it had successfully executed a total of 2.8 million jobs for scientists …
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Speeding Toward the Future of Fusion
9 months ago

Speeding Toward the Future of Fusion

By  •  9 months ago  •  Featured, Science

In 1934, physicist Ernest Rutherford and his colleagues produced the first fusion reaction—the fusing of light nuclei to release energy—in a laboratory by converting deuterium, a heavy hydrogen isotope, to …
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With ADIOS, Summit Processes Celestial Data at Scale of Massive Future Telescope
10 months ago

With ADIOS, Summit Processes Celestial Data at Scale of Massive Future Telescope

By  •  10 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Simulating SKA1-Low processing using the world’s biggest supercomputer from ICRAR on Vimeo.

For nearly three decades, scientists and engineers across the globe have worked on the Square Kilometre Array …
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In the Fight Against Cancer, ORNL and Stony Brook Cancer Center Enlist an Advanced Neural Network
10 months ago

In the Fight Against Cancer, ORNL and Stony Brook Cancer Center Enlist an Advanced Neural Network

By  •  10 months ago  •  Featured, Science

When Joel Saltz—chair of the Department of Biomedical Informatics and associate director of the Stony Brook Cancer Center at Stony Brook University in New York—visited the US Department of Energy’s …
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Tiny Transistor Leads to Big Win for ETH Zurich, 2019 ACM Gordon Bell Prize Winner
11 months ago

Tiny Transistor Leads to Big Win for ETH Zurich, 2019 ACM Gordon Bell Prize Winner

By  •  11 months ago  •  Featured, Science

A team from ETH Zürich has been awarded the 2019 Association for Computing Machinery’s (ACM’s) Gordon Bell Prize for its work simulating quantum transport—or the transport of electric charge carriers …
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United States Continues To Lead World In Supercomputing
11 months ago

United States Continues To Lead World In Supercomputing

By  •  11 months ago  •  Featured

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the world’s TOP500 Supercomputers were unveiled, and once again asserted U.S. supremacy in supercomputing. The Summit machine at DOE’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory again ranked first in …
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