India Enlists Sun for National Biocomputing Facility, Mulls Plugging into the Grid | GenomeWeb

India’s Department of Biotechnology and Sun Microsystems have set up the country’s first supercomputing facility exclusively for bioinformatics and computational biology, calling it a first step towards a national biocomputing grid.

Biologists say the facility will provide Indian researchers computational resources to address real-world challenges, but some cautioned that talk of a grid is premature for the moment.

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