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Issue 48: iSGTW 31 October 2007

 Grids work like a CHARMM for molecular dynamics

Understanding the mathematics of molecular movement helps researchers simulate slices of the atomic world.

But when accurate nanosecond simulations pose a serious challenge, how can you simulate full microseconds of complex molecular dynamics?

Ana Damjanovic has found her answers using grid computing and some CHARMMing software, with “No pain, and no babysitting.” 

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Feature - Enterprise

 Risk vs. return: grids reveal secrets of entrepreneurial success
Economics researchers are using grid computing to delve into the nitty gritty of what makes a successful entrepreneur.

Tracy Culumber runs us through their results.

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Feature - Gaming

 Massively multi-player “killer” grid applications
A new player has entered the game. 

Zoe Roberts introduces edutain@grid, a project using grid technology to create a new breed of computer game.

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Links of the week

/AIBO learns new tricks using grids
Sit. Fetch. Roll over.
Where’s the challenge in that?

This clever canine is going to “grid school for the gifted”, using distributed computing to power its learning.

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Image of the week

MAGIC: low-energy gamma-ray astronomy

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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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