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Engineers pre-train AI computers to make them even more powerful
Engineers at CSEM have developed a new machine-learning method that paves the way for artificial intelligence to be used in applications that until now have been deemed too sensitive. (2020-09-22)
Zooming in on dark matter
Cosmologists have zoomed in on the smallest clumps of dark matter in a virtual universe - which could help us to find the real thing in space. (2020-09-02)
Researchers develop molecule to store solar energy
Researchers at Linköping University, Sweden, have developed a molecule that absorbs energy from sunlight and stores it in chemical bonds. (2020-08-31)
2D materials for ultrascaled field-effect transistors
Since the discovery of graphene, two-dimensional materials have been the focus of materials research. (2020-08-17)
Busting Up the Infection Cycle of Hepatitis B
Researchers at the University of Delaware have gained new understanding of the virus that causes hepatitis B and the ''spiky ball'' that encloses its genetic blueprint. (2020-08-13)
Molecular additives enhance mechanical properties of organic solar cell material
Ganesh Balasubramanian, P.C. Rossin assistant professor of Mechanical Engineering & Mechanics at Lehigh University, and his graduate student Joydeep Munshi demonstrated that adding small molecules to a semiconducting polymer blend enhances the performance and stability of material used in organic solar cells. (2020-08-12)
Skoltech supercomputer helps scientists reveal most influential parameters for crop
Skoltech researchers have used the supercomputer to perform a very precise sensitivity analysis to reveal crucial parameters for different crop yields in the chernozem region of Russia, famous for its high-quality, fertile soil. (2020-08-07)
Break it down: A new way to address common computing problem
A new algorithm developed in the lab of Jr-Shin Li at the McKelvey School of Engineering at Washington University in St. (2020-08-04)
Re-engineering antibodies for COVID-19
Catholic University of America researcher uses 'in silico' analysis to fast-track passive immunity (2020-07-30)
Computational gene study suggests new pathway for COVID-19 inflammatory response
A team led by Dan Jacobson of the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory used the Summit supercomputer at ORNL to analyze genes from cells in the lung fluid of nine COVID-19 patients compared with 40 control patients. (2020-07-28)
New learning algorithm should significantly expand the possible applications of AI
The e-prop learning method developed at Graz University of Technology forms the basis for drastically more energy-efficient hardware implementations of Artificial Intelligence. (2020-07-17)
USTC achieves million core parallel first-principles computing simulation on Sunway TaihuLight
USTC researchers have realized first-principles computing simulation of the large-scale solid system with tens of thousands of atoms and molecules based on DGDFT with the help of super large-scale millions of cores parallel computation on the supercomputer Sunway TaihuLight. (2020-07-17)
Supercomputer reveals atmospheric impact of gigantic planetary collisions
The giant impacts that dominate late stages of planet formation have a wide range of consequences for young planets and their atmospheres, according to new research. (2020-07-14)
Experiment confirms liquids show properties of solid bodies at microscopic scales
The collaborators are Kazan Federal University, Vereschagin Institute of High Pressure Physics (Russian Academy of Sciences), Queen Mary University of London, Imperial College London, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Wuhan University of Technology, and Sichuan University. (2020-07-13)
Artificial intelligence could revolutionize sea ice warnings
Today, large resources are used to provide vessels in the polar seas with warnings about the spread of sea ice. (2020-06-18)
Quantum material research facilitates discovery of better materials that benefit our society
By means of the state-of-art quantum many-body simulations, performed on the world's fastest supercomputers, researchers from various institutions including the University of Hong Kong have achieved accurate model calculations for a rare-earth magnet TmMgGaO4 (TMGO). (2020-06-16)
New research leads to lighter and greener bridges
A recently completed research project revealed the potential for reducing material used for a suspension bridge deck by more than 25 per cent -- meaning a saving of up to 30 per cent of CO2 emissions. (2020-06-03)
Supercomputer model simulations reveal cause of Neanderthal extinction
IBS climate scientists discover that according to new supercomputer model simulations, only competition between Neanderthals and Homo sapiens can explain the rapid demise of Neanderthals around 43 to 38 thousand years ago. (2020-05-20)
Variance in tree species results in the cleanest urban air
What kind of an effect do trees have on aerosol particle concentrations in cities? (2020-05-07)
Shedding new light on nanolasers using 2D semiconductors
Cun-Zheng Ning, a professor of electrical engineering in the Ira A. (2020-05-06)
Supercomputer simulations present potential active substances against coronavirus
Several drugs approved for treating hepatitis C viral infection were identified as potential candidates against COVID-19, a new disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. (2020-05-05)
Understanding the diversity of cancer evolution based on computational simulation
Understanding the principles of cancer evolution is important in designing a therapeutic strategy. (2020-04-30)
Supercomputers and Archimedes' law enable calculating nanobubble diffusion in nuclear fuel
Researchers from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology have proposed a method that speeds up the calculation of nanobubble diffusion in solid materials. (2020-04-20)
Coronavirus massive simulations completed on Frontera supercomputer
Coronavirus envelope all-atom computer model being developed by Amaro Lab of UC San Diego on NSF-funded Frontera supercomputer of TACC at UT Austin. (2020-03-24)
Supercomputers unlock reproductive mysteries of viruses and life
Supercomputer simulations support a new mechanism for the budding off of viruses like the coronavirus. (2020-03-18)
ORNL researchers develop 'multitasking' AI tool to extract cancer data in record time
To better leverage cancer data for research, scientists at ORNL are developing an artificial intelligence (AI)-based natural language processing tool to improve information extraction from textual pathology reports. (2020-02-12)
Story tips: Fusion squeeze, global image mapping, computing mental health, Na+ batteries
Story tips: Fusion squeeze, global image mapping, computing mental health and sodium batteries. (2020-02-06)
Scientists invent a new method of generating intense short UV vortices
An international group of scientists, including Skoltech Professor Sergey Rykovanov, has found a way to generate intense 'twisted' pulses. (2020-01-23)
Machine learning greatly reduces uncertainty in understanding of paleozoic biodiversity
Previous analyses of global paleobiodiversity have been coarsely resolved to roughly 10 million years, obscuring the effects of ecological processes and events that operate at shorter timescales. (2020-01-16)
A new parallel strategy for tackling turbulence on Summit
A Georgia Tech team developed an algorithm for simulating turbulence on Summit, the world's most powerful and smartest supercomputer. (2019-11-13)
Modeling every building in America starts with Chattanooga
A team at Oak Ridge National Laboratory recently used the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility's Cray XK7 Titan supercomputer to model every building serviced by the Electric Power Board of Chattanooga--all 178,368 of them--and discovered through more than 2 million simulations that EPB could potentially save $11-$35 million per year by adjusting electricity usage during peak critical times. (2019-11-13)
What makes the Earth's surface move?
Do tectonic plates move because of motion in the Earth's mantle, or is the mantle driven by the plates' movement? (2019-10-30)
Achieving quantum supremacy
Researchers in UC Santa Barbara/Google scientist John Martinis' group have made good on their claim to quantum supremacy. (2019-10-23)
Expanding the scale of dangerous weather prediction
A more accurate and efficient method of capturing the local factors that lead to extreme rainfall enables better flood prediction across larger regions. (2019-09-29)
Sum of three cubes for 42 finally solved -- using real life planetary computer
Hot on the heels of the ground-breaking 'Sum-Of-Three-Cubes' solution for the number 33, a team led by the University of Bristol and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has solved the final piece of the famous 65-year-old maths puzzle with an answer for the most elusive number of all - 42. (2019-09-06)
Computer model could help test new sickle cell drugs
A new computer model that captures the dynamics of the red blood cell sickling process could help in evaluating drugs for treating sickle cell disease. (2019-08-22)
Ocean temperatures turbocharge April tornadoes over Great Plains region
Do climate shifts influence tornados over North America? New research published by IBS scientists found that Pacific and Atlantic ocean temperatures in April can influence large-scale weather patterns as well as the frequency of tornados over the Great Plains region. (2019-08-21)
Virtual 'universe machine' sheds light on galaxy evolution
By creating millions of virtual universes and comparing them to observations of actual galaxies, a University of Arizona-led research team has made discoveries that present a powerful new approach for studying galaxy formation. (2019-08-09)
Seaweed sinks deep, taking carbon with it
Macroalgae is shown to be a major global contributor to carbon sequestration. (2019-08-05)
Researchers embrace imperfection to improve biomolecule transport
While watching the production of porous membranes used for DNA sorting and sequencing, University of Illinois researchers wondered how tiny steplike defects formed during fabrication could be used to improve molecule transport. (2019-08-05)
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