In the News
October 7, 2014
"Estimates of methane release from melting Arctic may be too low -- study"
Existing models may be underestimating the amount of methane emissions coming from melting Arctic peatlands and overestimating the amount of released carbon dioxide, according to a new study led by researchers from Argonne, the U.S. Geological Survey, and U.S. and Canadian universities. | read more>
October 3, 2014
"From spreadsheets to solutions: New platform enables next generation of open city data"
Plenario, a new platform for accessing, combining, downloading and visualizing datasets released by city, county, state and federal governments, offers a user-friendly and powerful interface to push data-driven urban research beyond spreadsheets and towards deeper insights and solutions. | read more>
September 17, 2014
WBEZ Afternoon Shift
"Humans carry trillions of microbes that make up personal microbiomes"
Argonne scientist, Jack Gilbert, discusses his study on personal microbes and their health benefits. | read more>
September 9, 2014
"Extending the Lifespan of Critical Resources through Code Modernization "
The first in a series of in-depth articles that examine the critical challenges of code modernization. | read more>
September 8, 2014
Cincinnati Business Courier
"P&G uses government supercomputer to improve soap"
Procter & Gamble Co. uses government laboratory supercomputers to improve the quality of products such as Pampers diapers, Head & Shoulders shampoo and Tide laundry detergent. | read more>
September 4, 2014
"New Energy Department computing platform paves way for better biological research"
The Energy Department's Systems Biology Knowledgebase, or KBase, will help biologists analyze, store and share data. | read more>
August 29, 2014
"Your microbiome is shared with your family … including your pets"
Microbial communities vary greatly between different households but are similar among members of the same household according to Argonne-led research published in Science. | read more>
August 20, 2014
Federal Computing World
"National labs go big on climate modeling"
The Energy Department's high-performance computing prodigies are pooling their number-crunching capabilities to provide what they hope will be the most complete climate and Earth system models to date. | read more>
August 19, 2014
"ACME Project to Unleash Supercomputing on Climate Change"
HPC will be used to develop and apply the most complete climate and Earth system model to address the most challenging and demanding climate change issues. | read more>
July 27, 2014
Medical News Today
"MG-RAST aids science team in discovery of virus that could play major role in obesity, diabetes"
Scientists have discovered a previously unknown virus that exists in half of the population of the planet and could play a major role in obesity and diabetes. The researchers used Argonne's MG-RAST database in their effort. | read more>