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DOE: 3 Natl Labs Form Supercomputing Tech Development Alliance

Three Energy Department-funded research centers have forged a partnership that aims to increase scientists’ access to supercomputer technology in efforts to address scientific, national security and environmental problems. DOE said Tuesday the Los Alamos, Sandia and Lawrence Berkeley national laboratories created the Alliance for Application Performance at Extreme Scale to design, procure and implement high-performance computing …

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DARPA Picks 11 Disease Forecasting Challenge Winners; Matt Hepburn Comments

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has announced the 11 winners of its six-month, $500,000 CHIKV Challenge competition, which sought new methods to predict the spread of the chikungunya virus in the West. “The teams… identified gaps in current forecasting capabilities and created a set of tools that can immediately help improve forecasting and guide …

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Ernest Moniz: Nuclear Energy Consortium to Continue Support Toward Low-Carbon Economy

The Energy Department will provide $121.5 million to the Consortium for the Advanced Simulation of Light Water Reactors over five years as part of the renewal of the Energy Innovation Hub’s research and development programs. DOE said Friday that the renewed funding is subject to congressional approval and would help CASL continue its modeling and simulation …

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Los Alamos Nat’l Lab Updates Bioinformatics Research Tool; Ben McMahon Comments

The Los Alamos National Laboratory has updated its Sequedex bioinformatics software that works to identify DNA sequences from viruses and other microorganisms to aid medical treatment, research and diagnosis functions. LANL said Monday that the new version classifies DNA fragments by recognizing patterns and linking them to their function and phylogeny based on a database of …

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David Bader: LLNL Climate Modeling Project Aims to Answer ‘Grand Challenges’

The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has partnered with academic and private-sector organizations and seven other U.S. national laboratories to create a comprehensive climate and Earth system model by using high-performance computing technologies. Anne Stark, a senior public information officer at LLNL, writes Tuesday that the 10-year Accelerated Climate Modeling for Energy …

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