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SiCortex unveiled a new high-performance computer, an SC648, that can analyze complex genomics at the rate of billions of calculations per second. And all of this is -- wait for it -- powered by eight to 10 bicyclists. The bike team rides to generate power to meet the consumption demands of the supercomputer and keep the calculations moving quickly.

We at GTO wonder, though, what happens to someone's query if a bicyclist has to take a bathroom break.

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