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The Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has completed some upgrades to their existing super computer, and they’ve become awfully proud of it.
Melbourne researchers are now simulating in 3D, the motion of the complete human rhinovirus, the most frequent cause of the common cold, on Australia’s fastest supercomputer, paving the way for new drug development.
It has been more than two years since the US lost the number one spot on the TOP500 list of the world’s fastest supercomputers to China, which then lost that spot to Japan’s K Computer.
IBM researchers have developed a prototype optical chip, called Holey Optochip, with the ability to transfer a terabit of data per second, which could enhance the power of supercomputers, such as those found in the Power 775 and Blue Gene systems from IBM.
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