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PSC and Partners to Lead $7.5-Million Project to Allocate Access on NSF Supercomputers

The NSF has awarded $7.5 million over five years to the RAMPS project, a next-generation system for awarding computing time in the NSF’s network of supercomputers. RAMPS is led by the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center and involves partner...
22-Apr-2022 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

PSC’s Neocortex AI Computer Upgrades to Cerebras CS-2 Systems

The Neocortex high-performance AI computer at the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center has been upgraded with two new Cerebras CS-2 systems. The WSE-2 technology doubles the system’s cores and on-chip memory and enables faster training, larger models...
13-Apr-2022 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Electrical Charge of Vaccine Particles May Lead to Blood-Clot Side Effect

Despite the lifesaving success of the COVID-19 vaccines, very rare side effects have emerged. Vaccines engineered from the otherwise-mild adenovirus, for example, have been linked to blood clots. Scientists from Arizona State University, the Mayo...
24-Feb-2022 9:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

AI Tool Promises Better Automated Analysis of Datasets with Rare Items, a Key Real-World Limitation

The MiikeMineStamps dataset of stamps provides a unique window into the workings of a large Japanese corporation, opening unprecedented possibilities for researchers in the humanities and social sciences. But some of the stamps in this archive only...
13-Jan-2022 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Eradicating Malaria, with the Tools at Hand:Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center, Notre Dame Will Create Computer Infrastructure to Support Global Malaria Project

A global partnership has set its sights on nothing less than making malaria — an implacable enemy that predates the human race — nothing more than a bad memory. VECNet, the Vector Ecology and Control Network, aims to get there by combining and...
6-Jun-2013 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center and Notre Dame to Supply Computer Infrastructure for Global Malaria Eradication Project

Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC) and the University of Notre Dame have received up to $1.6 million in funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to develop a system of computers and software for the Vector Ecology and Control Network...
29-Apr-2013 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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