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Peg Folta wearing her SC14 hat

Livermore Researchers Prepare for SC14

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Under the theme “HPC Matters,” November’s Supercomputing Conference will examine the important role that HPC plays in every aspect of society.

Supercomputers Link Proteins to Drug Side Effects

Monday, October 20, 2014
Researchers use LLNL supercomputers and information from public databases of drug compounds to predict side effects for candidate drugs at an early stage of development.

Minimizing Drug Side Effects with HPC

Monday, October 20, 2014
Using LLNL’s supercomputers, a team of Livermore researchers has identified proteins that cause medications to have certain adverse drug reactions.
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Applauds Program Spotlights the Triumphs of Women in Computation

Thursday, October 16, 2014
Thirty-six women in Computation received recognition for their accomplishments during the inaugural year of LLNL's “applauds” program.

The Great Climate Model

Monday, October 13, 2014
The post describes an effort by DOE labs such as LLNL, as well as universities and a company, to develop the most complete, fully coupled, state-of-the-science Earth system model to date.

With 3D Printing, Complex Is Simple

Monday, October 13, 2014
At the Livermore lab, researchers are combining 3D printing technology with high performance computing to quicken and refine manufacturing processes and exploring unique printing methods.

Models: How Computers Make Predictions

Thursday, October 9, 2014
Computation's Christine Klymko helps explain how models work in this student-oriented article on the science of computer predictions.
Close-up image of wiring on one of LLNL's supercomputer systems

Grand Challenge Supercomputing Projects Push the Computing Envelope

Monday, October 6, 2014
LLNL's 9th Annual Computing Grand Challenge program recently awarded more than 15 million CPU-hours/week to projects that address compelling problems.
Nodeify team at a Computation hackathon event

Nodeify Hackathon Project Goes Live at NIF

Thursday, October 2, 2014
A centralized application notification system that captured first place at Computation’s March 2013 hackathon was recently implemented at LLNL’s National Ignition Facility.

Watson Supercomputer Looks for Genetic Heart Danger

Thursday, October 2, 2014
A team of IBM, LLNL, and University of Rochester researchers have turned to supercomputers to help them identify the risk factors leading to fatal arrhythmia.