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Lab Experiments Support the COVID-19 Bradykinin Storm Theory
3 weeks ago

Lab Experiments Support the COVID-19 Bradykinin Storm Theory

By  •  3 weeks ago  •  Featured, Science

A new paper published in Nature Communications adds further evidence to the bradykinin storm theory of COVID-19’s viral pathogenesis—a theory that was posited 2 years ago by a …
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Supercomputing Exposes Potential Pathways for Inhibiting COVID-19
8 months ago

Supercomputing Exposes Potential Pathways for Inhibiting COVID-19

By  •  8 months ago  •  Featured, Science

To explore the inner workings of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, or SARS-CoV-2, researchers from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory developed a novel technique.

The team …
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Darwin on Fast Forward: ORNL Study on COVID-19 Earns Gordon Bell Special Prize Nomination
11 months ago

Darwin on Fast Forward: ORNL Study on COVID-19 Earns Gordon Bell Special Prize Nomination

By  •  11 months ago  •  Featured, Science

As the coronavirus pandemic entered its second year, a team of scientists from the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory used the nation’s fastest supercomputer to streamline the …
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Waltzing the Virus: Study on COVID-19 Reproduction Earns Gordon Bell Special Prize Nomination
11 months ago

Waltzing the Virus: Study on COVID-19 Reproduction Earns Gordon Bell Special Prize Nomination

By  •  11 months ago  •  Featured, Science

To find weapons to fight the coronavirus, scientists used the nation’s fastest supercomputer to peer inside the intricacies of how the virus reproduces itself.

“Think of it as like a …
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We Know #COVIDisAirborne—Now We Have the First Ever Model of an Aerosolized Viral Particle
11 months ago

We Know #COVIDisAirborne—Now We Have the First Ever Model of an Aerosolized Viral Particle

By  •  11 months ago  •  Featured, Science

A team led by Rommie Amaro of the University of California, San Diego (UC San Diego), has used the Summit supercomputer at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge …
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ATS Seminar Series: Erik Schultes

ATS Seminar Series: Erik Schultes

By  •  1 year ago  • 

The Advanced Technologies Section (ATS) of the National Center for Computational Sciences at ORNL is a world leader in developing and deploying scientific and technical solutions for leadership-class computing environments. …
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Computational Gene Study Suggests New Pathway for COVID-19 Inflammatory Response
2 years ago

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

By  •  2 years 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
2 years ago

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

By  •  2 years 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
2 years ago

Mining for COVID-19 Connections

By  •  2 years 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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OLCF Staff and Researchers Make a Smooth Transition to Working Remotely
2 years ago

OLCF Staff and Researchers Make a Smooth Transition to Working Remotely

By  •  2 years ago  •  People

When the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) committed its IBM Power System AC922 Summit supercomputer to conducting open research in the fight against COVID-19, it …
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Summit Joins the COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium
3 years ago

Summit Joins the COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium

By  •  3 years 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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COVID-19: OLCF Continues Normal Operations
3 years ago

COVID-19: OLCF Continues Normal Operations

By  •  3 years ago  •  Events

The OLCF is operating on a normal schedule but is implementing measures to maximize social distancing. Staff who can telecommute are doing so and visitors to the laboratory are …
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ORNL Team Enlists World’s Fastest Supercomputer to Combat the Coronavirus
3 years ago

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

By  •  3 years ago  •  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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