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  1. Building bridges from research to education

    The cybereducation team at NCSA helps bridge the gap between research and education by conducting activities and programs to disseminate advanced technologies to new—as well as established—communities, encouraging them to adopt computational technologies as learning tools. Read more

    released on 09.17.10

  2. Quantum mechanics reveals new details of deep earth

    Scientists use NCSA and other TeraGrid resources to reveal that the most common mineral on Earth is relatively uncommon deep within the planet. Read more

    released on 09.17.10

  3. Getting the rabbit in the hat

    Tulane University researchers investigate how tiny units of genetic material fold into long fibers—and impact some of our bodies' most fundamental processes. Read more

    released on 09.17.10

  4. A workhorse retires

    A workhorse retires

    After providing millions of compute hours over six and one half years of faithful service, NCSA's Mercury cluster retired at the end of March. Read more

    released on 09.17.10

  5. Inspiring minds

    "Having access to NCSA kept my projects alive!" Read more

    released on 09.17.10

  6. Ahead of the curve

    INDICATOR is an open-source biosurveillance program that analyzes data of local reported illnesses and school absences to detect unusual numbers. Read more

    released on 09.17.10

  7. A better understanding

    A better understanding

    Building the world's fastest computer for open research also requires developing the applications that will allow researchers to do their science on the machine. Bill Gropp, the chief applications architect for Blue Waters, tells Access' Barbara Jewett what that work involves and how it feeds into the future of high-performance computing. Read more

    released on 09.17.10

  8. TeraGrid resources help Harvard team gain insights into deafness

    Little is known about the protein molecules involved in touch and auditory function. Now, a team from Harvard University has resolved the atomic-level structure of a protein essential for sound perception using TeraGrid supercomputers.. Read more

    released on 09.17.10

  9. NCSA to participate in effort to integrate human, animal and environmental health

    The Center for One Health Illinois is recruiting experts to build a system for sharing environmental and health data. Read more

    released on 09.13.10

  10. NCSA, PSC to develop software to help people use advanced networks

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    released on 09.09.10

  11. Joint laboratory focuses on petascale

    The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and INRIA, the French national computer science institute, formed the Joint Laboratory for Petascale Computing in June 2009. The Joint Laboratory is based at Illinois and includes researchers from INRIA, Illinois' Center for Extreme-Scale Computation, and NCSA. Read more

    released on 08.31.10

  12. Illinois alumna works on chip for Blue Waters supercomputer

    Electrical and Computer Engineering alumna Sara Lestage is now a test engineer for IBM, where she is working on the POWER7 chip that will go into the Blue Waters supercomputer. Read more

    released on 08.30.10

  13. NCSA’s Meyers taking new position at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

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    released on 08.30.10

  14. NSF awards NCSA $200,000 to investigate industrial use of simulation-based engineering and science

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    released on 08.25.10

  15. NSF awards $3 million to improve intrusion detection framework

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    released on 08.24.10