OTTAWA--One of the first applications of the new broadband CA*net II network, launched here last month as the "first next-generation internet in the world," will be in bioinformatics. A bioinformatics research project of the National Research Council will help demonstrate CA*net II's ability to support collaborative research activities, according to Andrew Bjerring, CEO of CANARIE Inc., CA*net II's developer, a nonprofit consortium of businesses, research institutes, and the Canadian government charged with creating next-generation networking technology in Canada.

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