Three New Life Science Machines Join Top500 Supercomputer Ranking, Bringing Total to Seven | GenomeWeb

By Bernadette Toner

Three high-performance computers dedicated to life science research have debuted on the most recent listing of the world's fastest supercomputers.

Three life science computers — at MD Anderson Cancer Center, the Genome Science Center at the University of British Columbia, and the Laboratory for Systems Biology and Medicine at the University of Tokyo — that beat the 31.1-teraflop benchmark for inclusion in the 36th edition of the twice-yearly ranking.

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