Close Menu

Fast, and Green, Too

Scientificblogging.com reports on the Herkules supercomputer which they call the greenest one around. Herkules is at the Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Mathematics ITWM in Germany where it can perform 100 million calculating operations per watt. Herkules' room is cooled with outside air until it gets too warm, then an absorption refrigerator is used. Also, the heat generated by Herkules is used to heat the building.

To read the full story....

...and receive Daily News bulletins.

Already have a GenomeWeb or 360Dx account?
Login Now.

Matt Hancock, the UK health secretary, is calling for the swift rollout of predictive genetic tests, the Guardian reports.

A WHO panel is calling for a global registry of human germline gene-editing projects, according to Stat News.

Vox writes that lab mishaps involving pathogens are quite common.

In Genome Biology this week: analysis of wild and cultivated peach genomes, Hi-C-based pipeline for assembling microbial genomes from metagenomic data, and more.