Oct 17, 2005
BLUE GENE CHALLENGE
Researchers at IBM’s Thomas J. Watson Research Center and Columbia University have used the processing power of a small (single-rack) Blue Gene system from IBM to discover a new phenomenon, called dewetting, associated with the folding of a melittin protein in water.
The computational chemistry group at Bayer Healthcare AG has struck a deal with workflow software vendor InforSense to help speed its cheminformatics analysis. To accomplish its goal, Bayer will use the InforSense KDE, a workflow-based integrative analysis environment.
The Genome Institute of Singapore has purchased the DogBox, a self-updating, bioinformatics data warehouse appliance from Unleashed Informatics. GIS researchers will be able to do internal queries of Unleashed’s Blueprint.org and other public informatics databases.
Adding to its support of The BioTeam’s iNquiry informatics software, Apple now offers its preconfigured Workgroup Cluster with two popular numerical analysis programs. Users can opt for Wolfram gridMathematica or Mathworks MATLAB.