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Newswise: Simulations Identify Importance of Atomic-Level Distortions in Certain Fuel Cell Materials
Released: 31-Jan-2020 10:20 AM EST
Simulations Identify Importance of Atomic-Level Distortions in Certain Fuel Cell Materials
Department of Energy, Office of Science

Using supercomputer simulations and a large dataset of materials, scientists found a connection between distortions in the material’s atomic structure and the amount of energy required to separate a proton from the material.

Newswise: Fifteen organizations join Los Alamos’ Efficient Mission Centric Computing Consortium in first year
Released: 28-Jan-2020 12:30 PM EST
Fifteen organizations join Los Alamos’ Efficient Mission Centric Computing Consortium in first year
Los Alamos National Laboratory

Just over a year after Los Alamos National Laboratory launched the Efficient Mission Centric Computing Consortium (EMC3), 15 companies, universities and federal organizations are now working together to explore new ways to make extreme-scale computers more efficient.

Newswise: Los Alamos high-performance computing veteran to chair SC22
Released: 27-Jan-2020 12:10 PM EST
Los Alamos high-performance computing veteran to chair SC22
Los Alamos National Laboratory

Candace Culhane, a program/project director in Los Alamos National Laboratory’s Directorate for Simulation and Computation, has been selected as the general chair for the 2022 SC Conference (SC22).

Newswise: Supercomputer Simulations Reveal Details of Galaxy Clusters
Released: 24-Jan-2020 4:35 PM EST
Supercomputer Simulations Reveal Details of Galaxy Clusters
University of California San Diego

A new study published late last year in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society explored the molecular gas within and surrounding the intracluster medium, which fills the space between galaxies in a galaxy cluster.

Newswise: Quantum experiments explore power of light for communications, computing
Released: 23-Jan-2020 12:30 PM EST
Quantum experiments explore power of light for communications, computing
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

A team of quantum researchers from ORNL have conducted a series of experiments to gain a better understanding of quantum mechanics and pursue advances in quantum networking and quantum computing, which could lead to practical applications in cybersecurity and other areas.

Newswise: International Research Team Confirms Potential Glioblastoma Inhibitors
Released: 21-Jan-2020 6:35 PM EST
International Research Team Confirms Potential Glioblastoma Inhibitors
University of California San Diego

However, San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) Research Scientist Igor Tsigelny recently collaborated Researchers from the San Diego Supercomputer at UC San Diego and colleagues from Sweden’s Karolinska Institute and the Pasteur Institute in France released a study focused on improving the prognosis for glioblastoma patients.

Newswise: UC San Diego-led Study Finds Close Evolutionary Proximity Between Microbial Domains in the ‘Tree of Life’
Released: 17-Jan-2020 1:15 PM EST
UC San Diego-led Study Finds Close Evolutionary Proximity Between Microbial Domains in the ‘Tree of Life’
University of California San Diego

A comprehensive analysis of 10,575 genomes as part of a multi-national study led by researchers at UC San Diego has revealed close evolutionary proximity between the microbial domains at the base of the tree of life, the branching pattern of evolution described by Charles Darwin more than 160 years ago in his book, On the Origin of Species.

Newswise: Team led by PPPL wins major supercomputer time to help capture on Earth the fusion that powers the sun and stars
Released: 15-Jan-2020 2:05 PM EST
Team led by PPPL wins major supercomputer time to help capture on Earth the fusion that powers the sun and stars
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

PPPL will use INCITE-award time on Summit and Theta supercomputers to develop predictions for the performance of ITER, the international experiment under construction to demonstrate the feasibility of fusion energy.

Newswise: American Association for Thoracic Surgery Adopts HUBzero® Cloud Platform
Released: 15-Jan-2020 1:00 PM EST
American Association for Thoracic Surgery Adopts HUBzero® Cloud Platform
University of California San Diego

The American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS) has adopted an open-source, cloud-based platform led out of the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) that addresses widely recognized challenges with historical platforms throughout the cardiothoracic surgical community.

Newswise: NOAA Releases Extended Version of 20th Century Reanalysis Project
Released: 14-Jan-2020 4:25 PM EST
NOAA Releases Extended Version of 20th Century Reanalysis Project
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has released an updated version of the 20th Century Reanalysis Project - a high-resolution, four-dimensional reconstruction of the global climate that now estimates what the weather was every day back to 1806.



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