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Cray supercomputer sales nosedived last year to $392 million; decreasing 52 percent last quarter

For 2017, Cray reported total revenue of $392.5 million, which compares with $629.8 million in 2016. Net loss for 2017 was $133.8 million, or $3.33 per diluted share, compared to net income of $10.6 million, or $0.26 per diluted...

Austrian scientists develop method to prove the presence of entanglement

Austrian scientists develop method to prove the presence of entanglement

Quantum entanglement is a key feature of a quantum supercomputer. Yet, how can we verify that a quantum supercomputer indeed incorporates a large-scale entanglement? Using conventional methods is hard since...

Army Research Lab selects ICF for information and computational sciences

The U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) has selected ICF, a global consulting and digital services provider, as one of two awardees eligible to compete for scientific and engineering support services...

Leeds’ new supercomputer models give insight into the heart of the Rosette Nebula

Leeds’ new supercomputer models give insight into the heart of the Rosette Nebula

A hole at the heart of a stunning rose-like interstellar cloud has puzzled astronomers for decades. But new research, led by the University of Leeds, offers an explanation for the...

European scientists explain lung cancer drug resistance with new supercomputer simulations

European scientists explain lung cancer drug resistance with new supercomputer simulations

Scientists from the Universities of Bristol and Parma, Italy, have used molecular simulations to understand resistance to osimertinib - an anticancer drug used to treat types of lung cancer. Osimertinib...

Swansea uses big data to tackle disease; wins share of £30 million bid to be Health Data Research UK

Data is vital in research that tackles diseases like cancer and heart disease. Now Swansea University's leading role in this field has been recognised again, with news today that it...

French researchers take step towards a better prediction of solar eruptions

French researchers take step towards a better prediction of solar eruptions

Just one phenomenon may underlie all solar eruptions, according to researchers from the CNRS, École Polytechnique, CEA and INRIA in an article featured on the cover of the February 8...

HKUST scientists deploy big data methods to learn the fitness landscape of the HIV Envelope protein

HKUST scientists deploy big data methods to learn the fitness landscape of the HIV Envelope protein

Despite significant advances in medicine, an effective vaccine for the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is still not available, although recent hope has emerged through the discovery of antibodies capable of...

Brown researchers take terahertz data links around the bend

Brown researchers take terahertz data links around the bend

An off-the-wall new study by Brown University researchers shows that terahertz frequency data links can bounce around a room without dropping too much data. The results are good news for...

University of Illinois at Chicago researchers measure the temperature of two-dimensional materials at the atomic level to allow engineers to design smaller, faster chips

University of Illinois at Chicago researchers measure the temperature of two-dimensional materials at the atomic level to allow engineers to design smaller, faster chips

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago describe a new technique for precisely measuring the temperature and behavior of new two-dimensional materials that will allow engineers to design smaller...

Japanese, American researchers develop an unbiased approach for sifting through big data

Japanese, American researchers develop an unbiased approach for sifting through big data

A new method could help researchers develop unbiased indicators for assessing complex systems such as population health. Researchers have developed a complex system model to evaluate the health of populations...

Distant galaxy group contradicts common cosmological models, simulations

UCI, other astronomers find plane of dwarf satellites orbiting Centaurus A An international team of astronomers has determined that Centaurus A, a massive elliptical galaxy 13 million light-years from Earth,...