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28 Feb 07
Milestone for giant physics lab Construction on a giant underground laboratory that will help take physics into a new era is reaching a major milestone. BBC News Online article

26 Feb 07
Defining Grid: Who Cares? GRIDtoday article

26 Feb 07
Keeping Pace With the Future: The History and Future of Itanium-Based Systems on the Grid GRIDtoday Special Feature

24 Feb 07
e-Science identifies new weapons in battle against hospital superbugsTechniques developed under the UK e-Science Programme led to the identification of the anti-MRSA drugs that received widespread publicity in the UK national media last month.

23 Feb 07
Picking the Right Trends Because high performance computing lives on the leading edge of information technology, predicting the path of HPC is like forecasting the future of the future. When Cray Research and CDC began selling supercomputers with custom processors in the early '70s, it probably seemed inconceivable that in three decades most high performance computing would be done on the descendants of PC chips. Article HPCwire

22 Feb 07
University signs contract for supercomputer A multi-million pound contract for a huge computer system which will benefit academic research across the whole of the UK is to be signed by staff from the University of Edinburgh EPCC Press Release

19 Feb 07
When subatomic particles collide Local students are helping unlock secrets of the Big Bang, writes David Wroe. Article - theage.co.au

19 Feb 07
Second Workshop on Grid Reliability and Robustness The Open Grid Forum (OGF) recently held its Second Workshop on Reliability and Robustness in Grid Computing Systems at OGF19 in Chapel Hill, NC on January 31, 2007. GRIDtoday article

18 Feb 07
University company tests MRSA drugs e-Therapeutics, a Newcastle-based systems biology drug discovery company... Press Release Newcastle University

17 Feb 07
Scientists, academics laud grid computingGrid computing is shaping what a lot of scientists get out of their research nowadays--a message that was echoed by scientists and professors from various sciences in one of the AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science) sessions during the annual meeting in San Francisco on Friday.

16 Feb 07
NAG to Provide HPC Support for New UK Supercomputer February 16, 2007 -- Numerical Algorithms Group (NAG) and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) announce the signing of a multi-year agreement that will have NAG provide computational science and engineering support for users of the High End Computing Terascale Resources (HECToR) Project in the United Kingdom.

14 Feb 07
HPCS 2007 REGISTRATION IS OPEN May 13 - 16, 2007 University of Saskatchewan, Canada. This conference draws national and international HPC experts and researchers renowned in the sciences, engineering, mathematics and applied human sciences. Early Bird Prices are in effect until March 31.

13 Feb 07
OpenMacGrid Computing Grid for Mac Users Announced MacResearch.org announced on Monday the first wide-scale, publicly accessible computing grid based on Apple's Xgrid technology called OpenMacGrid.

13 Feb 07
Scientific Discovery Through Grid Computing Featured at 2007 AAAS Annual Meeting On Friday, February 16, the opening day of the 2007 AAAS Annual Meeting in San Francisco, two sessions will feature examples of scientific discovery made possible by grid and distributed computing technologies. GRIDtoday article

12 Feb 07
Burlington Coat Factory Deploys Oracle Grid Software GRIDtoday article - REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., February 12, 2007 -- Burlington Coat Factory Warehouse Corporation has deployed an enterprise grid computing infrastructure...

08 Feb 07
Developing the UK's e-infrastructure: major report published todayMaintaining the UK's world leadership in research and innovation requires a national e-infrastructure capable of meeting the needs of researchers in the digital age. Furthermore, there is a danger that without....

08 Feb 07
Developing the UKs e-infrastructure: major report published todayMaintaining the UKs world leadership in research and innovation requires a national e-infrastructure capable of meeting the needs of researchers in the digital age. Furthermore, there is a danger that without such an e-infrastructure, the development of the UK?s science and research base and the growth of its knowledge-based economy

06 Feb 07
EU grid initiative identifies promising drug compounds to fight malariaEU funded initiative has just completed a round of virtual screening to identify the most promising drug compounds for fighting malaria. Between 1 October 2006 and 31 January 2007, the WISDOM (World-wide In Silico Docking On Malaria) project analysed on average 80,000.....Cordis News

02 Feb 07
JISC ITT: Review of Accounting & Usage Monitoring The JISC invites tenders to conduct a review of Grid Accounting and Usage Monitoring, in the context of usage amongst the Higher Education community and with regard to Full Economic Costing (fEC) readiness.

02 Feb 07
Wisdom's New Fight Against MalariaThe WIDSOM initiative went into top gear with its latest drug discovery challenge, which finished 31 January with an average of 80,000 compounds analysed each hour on the EGEE Grid infrastructure. In total, the challenge processed over 140 million possible docking arrangements between drug compounds and target proteins of the malaria parasite.

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