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AI for Plant Breeding in an Ever-Changing Climate
5 days ago

AI for Plant Breeding in an Ever-Changing Climate

By  •  5 days ago  •  Featured, Science

How might artificial intelligence (AI) impact agriculture, the food industry, and the field of bioengineering? Dan Jacobson, a research and development staff member in the Biosciences Division at the US …
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Chromosome Connectors Take Center Stage for ORNL Scientists Studying Poplar
2 months ago

Chromosome Connectors Take Center Stage for ORNL Scientists Studying Poplar

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science

The black cottonwood tree, or Populus trichocarpa (poplar), serves as a model organism for scientists studying the structure, growth, development, and genetics of plants. Poplar was the first tree genome scientists …
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Oak Ridge, Lawrence Berkeley National Labs Share 2018 ACM Gordon Bell Prize
12 months ago

Oak Ridge, Lawrence Berkeley National Labs Share 2018 ACM Gordon Bell Prize

By  •  12 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Two US Department of Energy (DOE) National Laboratories were recently awarded the 2018 Association for Computing Machinery’s (ACM’s) Gordon Bell Prize for work done on the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing …
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Computing Genes to Support Living Clean
1 year ago

Computing Genes to Support Living Clean

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, Science

This article is part of a series covering the finalists for the 2018 Gordon Bell Prize that used the Summit supercomputer. The prize winner will be announced at SC18 in …
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Genomics Code Exceeds Exaops on Summit Supercomputer
1 year ago

Genomics Code Exceeds Exaops on Summit Supercomputer

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, Technology

Researchers at the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory broke the exascale barrier, achieving a peak throughput of 1.88 exaops—faster than any previously reported science application—while analyzing genomic …
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Whole-Genome Sequencing Simulated on Supercomputers

By  •  9 years ago  •  Science

Using Jaguar, a research team led by Aleksei Aksimentiev, assistant professor in the physics department at the University of Illinois–Urbana-Champaign, began a project to create machines for personal genome sequencing that will be more accessible to hospitals.
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