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LLNL Computing’s groundbreaking research and development activities, innovative technologies, and world-class staff are often featured in various media outlets. For more information on computing at LLNL, please explore the resources below.



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VIdeo: How Are We Fighting Cancer with 3D Bioprinting?

Monday, September 14, 2020
LLNL pairs 3D-printed human brain vasculature with computational flow simulations to understand tumor cell attachment to blood vessels, a step in secondary tumor formation during cancer metastasis.
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Floss for Science: Spack Package Manager Podcast

Thursday, September 3, 2020
An interview with Todd Gamblin from the LLNL about the Spack project, discussing his current research project along with his involvement in Spack.
visualization of blood flow in a blood vessel

Research Team Pairs 3D Bioprinting and Computer Modeling to Examine Cancer Spread in Blood Vessels

Thursday, August 27, 2020
LLNL and Duke University combined 3D bioprinting and computational flow models to analyze the physics behind circulating tumor cell behavior and the cells’ attachment to the vascular endothelium.
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Our 25th Hackathon Was a Virtual Success

Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Computing’s summer hackathon was held virtually on August 6–7 and featured presentations from teams who tested software technologies, expanded project features, or explored new ways of analyzing data.
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Developer Day Goes Virtual

Friday, August 21, 2020
Computing’s fourth annual Developer Day was held as a virtual event on July 30 with 8 speakers and 90 participants.
three people install Cerebras components in the HPC machine room

LLNL Pairs World’s Largest Computer Chip from Cerebras with Lassen

Wednesday, August 19, 2020
LLNL and Cerebras Systems have installed the company’s AI computer into Lassen, making LLNL the first institution to integrate the cutting-edge AI platform with a supercomputer.
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Podcast: ECP Leaders Discuss Highlights, Challenges, and Exascale Impacts

Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Members of the leadership team of the DOE’s Exascale Computing Project cover the state of the project on the "Let's Talk Exascale" podcast. Episode 72 runs 1:26:54 and includes a transcript.
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Flux Framework Featured on Next Platform TV

Tuesday, August 18, 2020
LLNL computer scientist Stephen Herbein discusses the open-source Flux Framework HPC software on this video episode of Next Platform TV. His segment begins at 27:34.
Simulated strength of shaking from a magnitude 7.0 Hayward Fault earthquake showing peak ground velocity (colorbar) and seismograms (blue) at selected locations (triangles)

Lab Team Completes Highest-Ever Resolution Quake Simulations using Sierra Supercomputer

Tuesday, August 11, 2020
An LLNL team has published new simulations of a magnitude 7.0 earthquake on the Hayward Fault—the highest-ever resolution ground motion simulations from such an event on this scale.
simulation of arterial blood flow using HARVEY

Using Models, 3D Printing to Study Common Heart Defect

Monday, August 10, 2020
LLNL researchers and collaborators have combined machine learning, 3D printing, and HPC simulations to accurately model blood flow in the aorta.