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July 14, 2013
The Scientist
"Microbial Diversity"
By sequencing bacterial and archaeal genomes from single cells, scientists have filled in many uncharted branches of the tree of life. | read more>

July 12, 2013
Argonne National Laboratory
"Mira: Argonne's 10-petaflop supercomputer (VIDEO)"
Mira: Argonne's 10-petaflop supercomputer (VIDEO) | read more>

July 10, 2013
ClimateProgress
"Yet Another Geoengineering Scheme, Ocean Iron Fertilization, Could Backfire"
Argonne National Laboratory reports that a new study on the feeding habits of ocean microbes calls into question the potential use of algal blooms to trap carbon dioxide and offset rising global levels. | read more>

July 10, 2013
DOE Office of Science
"Office of Science Labs Win 17 "Oscars of Innovation""
Researchers at ten of the DOE national laboratories and the Y-12 National Security Complex have won 36 of the 100 awards given out this year by R&D Magazine for the most outstanding technology developments of 2012. One of the three winners from Argonne is Phil Laible from the BIO division. | read more>

July 9, 2013
Crain's Chicago Business
"Former Obama techie wants to solve big problems with big data"
Rayid Ghani's Data Science for Social Good Fellowship is mentioned in this article on what former Obama campaign data team members are doing in Chicago. | read more>

July 8, 2013
Scientific Computing World
"How much faster can China go?"
Last month, China doubled the speed of the world’s fastest computer. Within three years, it may double the speed again. According to Peter Beckman of the Argonne National Laboratory, China had a rational strategy for achieving leadership in supercomputing. | read more>

July 3, 2013
Scientific Computing World
"Software speeds supercomputers?"
The DoE is funding a project led by Peter Beckman to spend the next three years designing an operating system for an exascale machine. The project, called Argo, is expected to start on 1 August and will involve Argonne, Lawrence Livermore and Pacific Northwest national Laboratories as well as academic partners such as the University of Illinois. | read more>

July 3, 2013
ScaleOut
"Mira’s Débutante Ball"
The dedication ceremony for Mira, Argonne's new petascale computer, took place on July 1 and was attended by Sen. Dick Durbin. | read more>

July 2, 2013
Scientific Computing World
"Mira supercomputer dedicated at Argonne National Laboratory"
The dedication of the new Mira supercomputer at Argonne National Laboratory was led by US Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL), who emphasised the importance of high-performance computing to scientific research, industrial innovation and the US’ economic future. | read more>

July 1, 2013
Computerworld
"Supercomputing needs to deliver 'real-life value,' senator says"
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill), who attended Mira's dedication ceremony, is co-sponsoring legislation in the U.S Senate to spend $580 million on exascale development over the next three years. | read more>


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