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Supercomputing Aids Scientists Seeking Therapies for Deadly Bacterial Disease
3 weeks ago

Supercomputing Aids Scientists Seeking Therapies for Deadly Bacterial Disease

By  •  3 weeks ago  •  Science

Francisella tularensis, a bacterium that causes the illness tularemia (also known as “rabbit fever”), is one of the most hostile organisms on the planet. Once the bacterium enters the body …
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U.S. Department of Energy’s INCITE program seeks proposals for 2021
2 months ago

U.S. Department of Energy’s INCITE program seeks proposals for 2021

By  •  2 months ago  •  Science

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Innovative and Novel Computational Impact on Theory and Experiment (INCITE) program is now seeking proposals for high-impact, computationally intensive research campaigns in a broad array …
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Rethinking a Century of Fluid Flows
3 months ago

Rethinking a Century of Fluid Flows

By  •  3 months ago  •  Science

In 1922, English meteorologist Lewis Fry Richardson published Weather Prediction by Numerical Analysis. This influential work included a few pages devoted to a phenomenological model that described the way that …
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Machine Learning for Better Drug Design
4 months ago

Machine Learning for Better Drug Design

By  •  4 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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In the Fight Against Cancer, ORNL and Stony Brook Cancer Center Enlist an Advanced Neural Network
6 months ago

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

By  •  6 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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In Its 15th year, INCITE Advances Open Science with Supercomputer Grants to 47 Projects
7 months ago

In Its 15th year, INCITE Advances Open Science with Supercomputer Grants to 47 Projects

By  •  7 months ago  •  Featured, Science

MEDIA CONTACTS: Katie Bethea Oak Ridge National Laboratory betheakl@ornl.gov 865-576-8039 Brian Grabowski Argonne National Laboratory bgrabowski@anl.gov 630-252-1232 OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Nov. 18, 2019—

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of …
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A New Parallel Strategy for Tackling Turbulence on Summit
7 months ago

A New Parallel Strategy for Tackling Turbulence on Summit

By  •  7 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Turbulence, the state of disorderly fluid motion, is a scientific puzzle of great complexity. Turbulence permeates many applications in science and engineering, including combustion, pollutant transport, weather forecasting, astrophysics, and …
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Summit Charts a Course to Uncover the Origins of Genetic Diseases
1 year ago

Summit Charts a Course to Uncover the Origins of Genetic Diseases

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, Science

A visualization of a new structure of the human PIC. The spheres correspond to the positions of patient-derived mutations color-coded by disease phenotype. Video credit: Ivaylo Ivanov, …
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U.S. Department of Energy’s INCITE Program Seeks Proposals for 2020
1 year ago

U.S. Department of Energy’s INCITE Program Seeks Proposals for 2020

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, Science

Media Contact: Katie Bethea, betheakl@ornl.gov James Collins, jcollins@anl.gov

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Innovative and Novel Computational Impact on Theory and Experiment (INCITE) program is now accepting proposals for high-impact, …
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Laser Focus Sheds Light on Two Sources of Nanoparticle Formation
1 year ago

Laser Focus Sheds Light on Two Sources of Nanoparticle Formation

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, Science

Although previous research shows that metal nanoparticles have properties useful for various biomedical applications, many mysteries remain regarding how these tiny materials form, including the processes that generate size variations. …
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Solving A Beta Decay Puzzle
1 year ago

Solving A Beta Decay Puzzle

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, Science

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., March 11, 2019—An international collaboration including scientists at the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) solved a 50-year-old puzzle that explains why beta decays …
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Titan Takes Fluoride from Taps and Toothpaste to Batteries
1 year ago

Titan Takes Fluoride from Taps and Toothpaste to Batteries

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, Science

In today’s technology landscape, companies are continually making improvements to electronic devices. Bigger screens, better cameras, and smarter systems are just some of the improvements these companies promise to consumers …
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INCITE grants awarded to 62 computational research projects
2 years ago

INCITE grants awarded to 62 computational research projects

By  •  2 years ago  •  Science

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Science announced 62 projects for 2019 aimed at accelerating discovery and innovation to address some of the world’s most challenging science problems through its Innovative and …
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Galactic Winds Push Researchers to Probe Galaxies at Unprecedented Scale
3 years ago

Galactic Winds Push Researchers to Probe Galaxies at Unprecedented Scale

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

When astronomers peer into the universe, what they see often exceeds the limits of human understanding. Such is the case with low-mass galaxies—galaxies a fraction of the size of …
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Assembling Life’s Molecular Motor
3 years ago

Assembling Life’s Molecular Motor

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

Despite the grand diversity among living organisms, the molecule used to store and transmit energy within aerobic, or oxygen-using, cells is remarkably the same. From bacteria to fungi, plants, and …
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A Seismic Mapping Milestone
3 years ago

A Seismic Mapping Milestone

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

Because of Earth’s layered composition, scientists have often compared the basic arrangement of its interior to that of an onion. There’s the familiar thin crust of continents and ocean floors; …
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Researchers Shoot for Success with Simulations of Laser Pulse–Material Interactions
3 years ago

Researchers Shoot for Success with Simulations of Laser Pulse–Material Interactions

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

With the advent of laser technology in the 1960s, materials scientists gained a new tool to both study and modify materials. Today, lasers allow researchers to manipulate materials on atomic …
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The Shape of Melting in Two Dimensions
3 years ago

The Shape of Melting in Two Dimensions

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

Snow falls in winter and melts in spring, but what drives the phase change in between?

Although melting is a familiar phenomenon encountered in everyday life, playing a part …
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Titan Shines Light on High-Temperature Superconductor Pathway
4 years ago

Titan Shines Light on High-Temperature Superconductor Pathway

By  •  4 years ago  •  Science

Simulation demonstrates how superconductivity arises in cuprates’ pseudogap phase.
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New Users Tap Titan for Another Year of World-Class Supercomputing Research
4 years ago

New Users Tap Titan for Another Year of World-Class Supercomputing Research

By  •  4 years ago  •  Science

Director of Science Jack Wells shares the successes of first-year INCITE users while encouraging new users to apply for time in 2017. The post originally appeared in Cray’s blog.
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Titan Probes Depths of Biofuel’s Biggest Barrier
4 years ago

Titan Probes Depths of Biofuel’s Biggest Barrier

By  •  4 years ago  •  Science

To better understand lignin, a problematic molecule for next-generation biofuel production, a team from ORNL created one of the largest biomolecular simulations to date—a 23.7-million atom system representing pretreated biomass in the presence of enzymes.
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Titan Helps Researchers Explore Explosive Star Scenarios
4 years ago

Titan Helps Researchers Explore Explosive Star Scenarios

By  •  4 years ago  •  Science

Using Titan, researchers at Stony Brook University completed a three-dimensional, high-resolution investigation of the thermonuclear burning a double-detonation white dwarf undergoes before explosion.
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