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August 15, 2013

Unlocking the Potential of Lignin
Lignin is a sturdy organic compound found in the cell walls of plants that has the potential to serve as an oil substitute for several petrochemical-based products. However, the realization of lignin’s benefits is contingent on better understanding its degradation processes and products...
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August 13, 2013

Computation-Enabled Design for the Chicago Lakeside Development
LakeSim prototype will connect urban planning with scientific models for large-scale development, such as the 600-acre Chicago Lakeside Development on the city's South Side. 
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August 6, 2013

ALCF Scientist Jeff Hammond Named a 2013 Young Achiever in Scalable Computing
The IEEE Technical Committee on Scalable Computing (TCSC) has named Argonne's Jeff Hammond a Young Achiever in Scalable Computing for 2013.
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August 1, 2013

Blood in Motion
Brown University applied mathematician George Karniadakis and Argonne scientists are modeling how diseases alter the body’s circulation.

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July 31, 2013

Designing a new operating system for exascale architectures
Argonne has been awarded a grant from the U.S. DOE's Office of Science to lead Argo, a multi-institutional research project to design and develop a platform-neutral prototype of an exascale operating system and runtime software.
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July 31, 2013

Employee Spotlight: Laura Zamboni, Computational Postdoc


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July 29, 2013

Learning to Use Today’s Most Powerful Supercomputers (or, How I Spent My Summer Vacation!)
Argonne is holding a summer training course for programming today’s most powerful open science supercomputing systems.
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July 24, 2013

Methane-eating microbes found in Illinois aquifer
Methane-consuming microbes live deep underground in pristine aquifers, according to a study by Argonne researchers and the U.S. EPA. The team studied the microbial community living deep underground in the Mahomet Aquifer in downstate Illinois.
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July 18, 2013

First Mira Runs Break New Ground with Turbulence Simulations
University of Texas researcher Robert Moser and his team have initiated one of the first full-scale runs on Mira, continuing their investigation into the physics of turbulent flow.
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July 18, 2013

Senator Says U.S. Congress Doesn't 'Get' Supercomputers
Supercomputers are clearly important to the ability of the U.S. to compete on the global stage, but some members of Congress don't understand that, Illinois Senator Dick Durbin said at the recent dedication of Mira, the IBM BlueGene/Q supercomputer installed last year at Argonne.
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