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Issue 68: iSGTW 02 April 2008

 Cutting edge computing helps discover the origin of life

The National Grid Service in the UK and the TeraGrid in the U.S. have joined forces to help University College London scientists shed light on how life on earth may have started. 

Their studies take us deep inside the super-heated high-pressure environment of ocean hydrothermal vents, where it seems DNA is right at home.  

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Feature - Environment

 Powerful pollution model moves to the grid
Predictions from a large-scale pollution model have already had a positive impact on wheat crops in Bulgaria.

Now this model is making its way to the grid, promising to provide even more effective and efficient results. 

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Feature - HPC

 Massively parallel: NERSC, OSG and HPC
A new facet in the Open Science Grid crown is NERSC’s 20,000-core Cray XT4 parallel computer.

Called Franklin, it is the third and largest parallel resource that NERSC has connected to the OSG.

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Link of the week

/Money, infectious disease and Where’s George?
Take a second look at that dollar in your pocket: it may hold the key to better preparation in case of viral epidemic.

Dirk Brockmann showcases US$687 million dollars of results. 

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Image of the week

LICORICE, photons and the end of the Dark Ages

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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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24, Abstract Submission deadline, EGI User Forum


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