Australia's Victorian Life Sciences Computation Initiative hosts the fastest life science supercomputer in the world, according to the most recent version of the Top500 list released earlier this month.

The 65,536-core IBM BlueGene/Q system, known as "Avoca," clocks in at 690.2 teraflops and holds the No. 33 position on the list of the world's fastest supercomputers, a slight drop from the No. 31 spot on the June version of the twice-yearly ranking.

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