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2009-05-22 12:06:00

IBM Helps Create First Nanotechnology Center in Central and Eastern Europe SOFIA, Bulgaria, May 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) and the Bulgarian government today officially announced their cooperation in the area of nanoscience and a deal for IBM to support the creation of what will be the first Bulgarian nanotechnology center. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO) The General Framework Agreement signed today defines the scope of cooperation between IBM...

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2009-04-23 06:50:00

A replication of a small portion of the brain has been developed, based on careful construction of each molecule, and has successfully restored experimental results from actual brains.

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2009-02-03 11:15:00

Seven months ago IBM delivered the world's fastest supercomputer, and Tuesday the company has already announce an even faster one, with the computer power of 2 million laptops.

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2008-11-21 15:35:45

The US government and IBM have announced a collaborative effort to develop computers that mimic brain functions such as decision-making or image recognition.

2008-11-12 15:00:07

CHATSWORTH, Calif., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- DataDirect Networks, Inc. the data infrastructure provider for the most extreme, highest performance computing environments in the world, today announced that the U.S.

2008-10-09 03:00:23

Building on significant progress with its growing partner and client base in sub-Saharan Africa, IBM (NYSE: IBM) today will host an innovation forum in Johannesburg to discuss both progress made during the past year and what lies ahead.

2008-09-11 06:00:21

The Bulgarian State Agency for Information Technology and Communications, SAITC, and IBM have announced the installation of an IBM supercomputer at SAITC's computing center in Bulgaria.

2008-08-13 18:00:21

By Anonymous The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced on May 13 it is accepting proposals through August 11 for a program to support high- impact scientific advances through the use of some of the world's most powerful supercomputers at 4 of DOE's national laboratories.

2008-07-31 15:00:00

Canterbury University's super- computer ran at a $660,000 loss in its first year but was still a sound investment, acting Vice- Chancellor Ian Town says.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.