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A Problem with Polymer Theory
6 months ago

A Problem with Polymer Theory

By  •  6 months ago  •  Science

Researchers at the Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences, a US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facility located at DOE’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), used high-performance computing …
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Infographic: Summit will be the world’s smartest supercomputer for open science
7 months ago

Infographic: Summit will be the world’s smartest supercomputer for open science

By  •  7 months ago  •  Science

Summit provides unprecedented opportunities for the integration of artificial intelligence (AI) and scientific discovery.

Here’s why:

  • GPU Brawn: Summit links more than 27,000 deep-learning optimized NVIDIA GPUs with the …
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Zeroing in on Text Understanding for Automated Cancer Report Classification
7 months ago

Zeroing in on Text Understanding for Automated Cancer Report Classification

By  •  7 months ago  •  Science

In 2012 approximately 14 million new cases of cancer were reported worldwide, and the National Cancer Institute (NCI) predicts that number will rise to 22 million by 2032. With each …
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A Novel Method for Comparing Plant Genes
8 months ago

A Novel Method for Comparing Plant Genes

By  •  8 months ago  •  Science

During normal photosynthesis, plants capture sunlight and carry out respiration during the day, taking in carbon dioxide that will be used to form carbohydrates. But a small percentage of plant …
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Titan Powers Data Dive into Tropical Soil Microbes
8 months ago

Titan Powers Data Dive into Tropical Soil Microbes

By  •  8 months ago  •  Science

Every life-form depends on access to basic nutrients for survival—even microbes that live in the soil. Though these organisms are invisible to the naked eye, their soil scavenging activity has …
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Frontier: OLCF’S Exascale Future
8 months ago

Frontier: OLCF’S Exascale Future

By  •  8 months ago  •  Science

Frontier is the OLCF’s 2021 exascale computer, with full user availability expected in 2022. The system will support a wide range of scientific applications for advanced modeling and simulation and …
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Summit at GTC 2018
8 months ago

Summit at GTC 2018

By  •  8 months ago  •  Science

Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) staff members and users are presenting at the GPU Technology Conference (GTC) in March with a Summit-focused session in preparation for the launch …
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GM Revs up Diesel Combustion Modeling on Titan Supercomputer
8 months ago

GM Revs up Diesel Combustion Modeling on Titan Supercomputer

By  •  8 months ago  •  Science

Most car owners in the United States do not think twice about passing over the diesel pump at the gas station. Instead, diesel fuel mostly powers our shipping trucks, boats, …
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Particle Interactions Calculated on Titan Support the Search for New Physics Discoveries
8 months ago

Particle Interactions Calculated on Titan Support the Search for New Physics Discoveries

By  •  8 months ago  •  Science

Nuclear physicists are using the nation’s most powerful supercomputer, Titan, at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) to study particle interactions important to energy production in the Sun and …
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A Shortcut to Modeling Sickle Cell Disease
9 months ago

A Shortcut to Modeling Sickle Cell Disease

By  •  9 months ago  •  Science

Each year, 500,000 babies are born with a genetic disorder called sickle cell disease, a chronic illness that causes patients’ red blood cells to be abnormally shaped and to …
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New Boeing Method Accelerates Turbulence Modeling Uncertainty Analysis
10 months ago

New Boeing Method Accelerates Turbulence Modeling Uncertainty Analysis

By  •  10 months ago  •  Science

Boeing has long used computational tools as part of its aircraft design process, but now engineers at the world’s largest aerospace company are increasingly shifting their focus from traditional subscale …
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Scaling Deep Learning for Science
11 months ago

Scaling Deep Learning for Science

By  •  11 months ago  •  Science

Deep neural networks—a form of artificial intelligence—have demonstrated mastery of tasks once thought uniquely human. Their triumphs have ranged from identifying animals in images, to recognizing human speech, to winning …
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