Case in Point: Power Plant


The Danforth Center runs one of the world’s largest supercomputers without one of the world’s largest IT budgets

It took an international team four years to sequence the 130-million-base Arabidopsis thaliana genome. But researchers at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in St. Louis accomplished the far more complex task of calculating the structure of each of the weed’s proteins in just six months.

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