IBM said last week that it beat out Compaq on a bid to build a supercomputer for life science research at the Korea Institute of Science Technology and Information (KISTI).

An IBM spokeswoman said the IBM Power4-based system was chosen over a machine based on Compaq’s Alpha chip, which Compaq has said will be phased out over the next several years as the company migrates toward the Intel Itanium.

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Mary Beckerle has been removed as director of the Huntsman Cancer Institute in what one researcher refers to as a "coup," ScienceInsider reports.

Bill Gates tells the Telegraph that bioterrorism is a serious risk.

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CBS News reports that the White House Science Fair is to continue under President Donald Trump.