PITTSBURGH, Nov. 12 (GenomeWeb News) - Faced with an endless and growing flood of data, biologists still don't know "whether the computers can bail us out," a leading genomics researcher told an audience of computer scientists gathered for SC2004, the annual muscle-fest of the supercomputing field. (There are no "gigas" at this meeting - only "teras.")
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