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2011-06-22 07:00:00

HAMBURG, Germany, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- International Supercomputing Conference Stand 850 -- Fusion-io (NYSE: FIO), provider of a next-generation shared data decentralization platform, today announced that its technology has been utilized to realize significant performance improvements in MySQL database queries for bioinformatics research.

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2011-05-24 07:33:04

A senior physicist said on Monday that the CERN's Large Hadron Collider (LHC) set a new record in its quest to pinpoint the elusive particle known as the Higgs Boson.

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2011-05-06 08:25:00

Advanced computation enabled by supercomputers enhances understanding of earthquake and tsunamis and their impacts.

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2011-04-23 08:20:54

Scientists reported on Friday that they smashed particles together at a record intensity.

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2011-03-15 13:54:26

CERN scientists announced on Monday that they have staged their first speed-of-light particle collisions of the year over the weekend.

2011-03-04 00:00:29

Trestles Supercomputer Targets High Productivity for Users Milpitas, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 03, 2011 Appro (http://www.appro.com), a leading provider of supercomputing solutions, announces the deployment of an innovative high performance computer (HPC) system named “Trestles” by the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at UC San Diego.

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2011-02-21 09:55:00

In a recent webcast from NSF, physicists from the LHC discussed the search for the Higgs boson in 2011 and beyond.

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2011-02-10 10:39:10

Scientists at the CERN research center said on Wednesday that they would be moving ahead cautiously this year to avoid any possible breakdown in their Large Hadron Collider (LHC).

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2011-01-31 12:40:00

CERN announced on Monday that the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) will run through the end of 2012 with a short technical stop at the end of 2011.

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2010-12-07 05:57:32

European scientists said on Monday that the creation and capture of anti-hydrogen atoms has put them on track to solving one of the greatest cosmic mysteries.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.