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Issue 32: iSGTW 11 July 2007

 Feature - To bee or not to bee? Bee society and the human condition

What do the habits of honey bees say about our own social tendencies?

The humble honey bee: pollinator, producer of honey, and potential key to the secrets of social interaction.

Why can some bees be queen? How can a nurse bee suddenly transform into a forager, just when foragers are needed most? And how can these furry flying insects cast light on our own human behaviors?

The answers lie in the interactions of genes in the honey bee genome. And Saurabh Sinha is using grid computing to seek these answers out.

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Opinion - Grid business, good business

 Grid: goldmine for entrepreneurs?
What will happen in the business world if distributed computing really does become as available as electricity?

Alex Efimov introduces the grid goldmine.

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Feature - Earth science

 More than just computing power: earth science on EGEE
Monique Petitdidier, coordinator of the Earth Science contingent of the Enabling Grids for E-sciencE community, says the benefits of grids go beyond raw computing power.  

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Acronym of the week

SE4SEE is the quirky bunch of letters behind Search Engine for South-East Europe, a grid-enabled, personalized, on-demand, country-specific, category-based search engine.

What more could you look for?

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Image of the week

Close the cellular gates

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Feature – Army of Women allies with CaBIG for online longitudinal studies

Special Announcement - iSGTW on Holiday

Video of the Week - Learn about LiDAR


NeHC launches social media

PRACE announces third Tier-0 machine

iRODS 2011 User Group Meeting

Jobs in distributed computing


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December 2010

13-18, AGU Fall Meeting

14-16, UCC 2010

17, ICETI 2011 and ICSIT 2011

24, Abstract Submission deadline, EGI User Forum


January 2011

11, HPCS 2011 Submission Deadline

11, SPCloud 2011

22, ALENEX11

30 Jan – 3 Feb, ESCC/Internet2


February 2011

1 - 4, GlobusWorld '11

2, Lift 11

15 - 16, Cloudscape III

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