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2013-05-09 23:38:36

Knowledge Foundation and Oak Ridge National Laboratory brings the 2nd Biosurveillance Symposium 2013 to Alexandria, VA on June 17th Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 08,

2013-05-08 17:55:26

Enzymes could break down cell walls faster – leading to less expensive biofuels for transportation – if two enzyme systems are brought together in an industrial setting.

2013-05-06 20:36:50

The U.S. Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute (DOE JGI) is among the world leaders in sequencing the genomes of microbes, focusing on their potential applications in the fields of bioenergy and environment.

Record Simulations Performed On Lawrence Livermore Supercomputer
2013-03-20 08:30:42

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have performed record simulations using all 1,572,864 cores of Sequoia, the largest supercomputer in the world. Sequoia, based on IBM BlueGene/Q architecture, is the first machine to exceed one million computational cores. It also is No. 2 on the list of the world's fastest supercomputers, operating at 16.3 petaflops (16.3 quadrillion floating point operations per second). The simulations are...

Science Uses X-Rays To Unlock Mystery Of Picasso Paint
2013-02-07 14:27:31

The best way to win any decades-long debate is science, science, and more science. If, for example, you’re able to hire a team of technicians to operate a powerful X-Ray to prove your point, there’s almost no way you’ll lose.


Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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