In the News
December 29, 2014
To the Point: Hosted by Warren Olney
"Is the Bacteria in Our Gut the Key to Our Health?"
Argonne microbiologist Jack Gilbert helps sort out fact from fiction in the world of microbiome research. | read more>
December 18, 2014
"Imagining a “World Without Microbes”"
Would life continue in a world without microbes? Argonne National Laboratory’s Jack Gilbert and Josh Neufeld from the University of Waterloo attempted to address this question in a recently published article in PLOS Biology. | read more>
December 17, 2014
"What Would Happen If All The Earth's Microbes Suddenly Disappeared?"
It's generally agreed that life on this planet would not be possible if it weren't for microbes. In a fascinating thought experiment, a pair of biologists scrutinized this assumption to find out. | read more>
December 1, 2014
Crain's Chicago Business
"Crain's 40 under 40: Jack Gilbert"
Jack Gilbert has been named to Crain's 40 under 40 for 2014, which recognizes the top talent in Chicago. | read more>
November 24, 2014
"A Better Beagle: $2 Million Upgrade to UChicago Supercomputer Will Boost Biomedical Research"
With a $2M grant from the NIH, UChicago’s high-performance computing resource for biomedical research is ready for an upgrade that will enable the next wave of pioneering discoveries. | read more>
November 20, 2014
"Six Clicks: The six fastest computers in the world"
China holds the top spot, but the U.S. boasts three in the top six, including Argonne's Mira at No. 5. | read more>
November 18, 2014
"IIT Computer Science Team Wins IEEE Cluster 2014 Best Paper Award"
A team from Illinois Institute of Technology's Department of Computer Science has won the Best Paper Award at IEEE Cluster 2014, a well-known conference in the field of high-performance computing. The team included Zhiling Lan, associate professor of computer science; doctoral students Eduardo Berrocal, Li Yu, and Sean Wallace; and their collaborator, Michael E. Papka at Argonne Leadership Computing Facility. | read more>
November 17, 2014
"Next Wave of U.S. Supercomputers Could Break Up Race for Fastest"
National Labs are now collaborating, not competing, to make the fastest supercomputers, which should enable new types of science to model everything from climate change to materials science to nuclear-weapons performance. | read more>
October 20, 2014
Public Radio International
"Our unique 'microbial aura' travels with us wherever we go"
Every individual has a unique “microbial aura” that we spread constantly wherever we go, according to research published recently in the journal Science. | read more>
October 13, 2014
"The Great Climate Model"
Contributor James Conca suggests that we need a more robust climate model that can capture the details we want to predict what will happen to us over the next hundred years. Our present models just aren't up to the task. He cites the ACME Project — in which Argonne is a partner — as just such a model. | read more>