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

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

By  •  3 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
4 months ago

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

By  •  4 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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OLCF Staff and Researchers Make a Smooth Transition to Working Remotely
6 months ago

OLCF Staff and Researchers Make a Smooth Transition to Working Remotely

By  •  6 months 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
7 months ago

Summit Joins the COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium

By  •  7 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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COVID-19: OLCF Continues Normal Operations
7 months ago

COVID-19: OLCF Continues Normal Operations

By  •  7 months 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
8 months ago

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

By  •  8 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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