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Deadly handshake: Blue Waters reveals how staph bacteria cling to human cells

Mar 29, 2018

Combining experimental and computational approaches, Rafael Bernardi and the late Klaus Schulten from the Beckman Institute teamed up with Lukas Milles and Hermann Gaub from the LMU Physics Department to decipher the mechanism responsible for staph adhesion.

Deadline extended: Spring 2018 Illinois allocations on Blue Waters

Mar 16, 2018

The deadline for University of Illinois researchers seeking allocations on NCSA's Blue Waters supercomputer has been extended until March 22nd

Powerful supercomputer unlocks possibilities for tinier devices and affordable DNA sequencing

Feb 19, 2018

Professor Jerry Bernholc of North Carolina State University is utilizing the Blue Waters supercomputer to explore graphene's applications, including its use in nanoscale electronics and electrical DNA sequencing.

NCSA researchers create one of the most reliable tools for long-term crop prediction in the U.S. Corn Belt

Feb 14, 2018

Blue Waters Professor Kaiyu Guan and NCSA postdoc fellow Bin Peng implemented and evaluated a new maize growth model.

NCSA announces Spring 2018 call for Illinois allocations on Blue Waters

Feb 13, 2018

Applications are now open for University of Illinois researchers seeking allocations on NCSA's Blue Waters supercomputer

NCSA allocates over $2.4 million in new Blue Waters supercomputer awards to Illinois researchers

Feb 12, 2018

Fifteen researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have been awarded allocations on the Blue Waters supercomputer, totaling 582,000 node-hours.

NCSA intern accepts opportunity through Microsoft’s Autism Hiring Program

Feb 12, 2018

Sol Robinson, an NCSA intern with the Blue Waters project who graduated this past December, has just landed a software engineering position with Microsoft's Xbox team.

New Broadening Participation Allocations now available on Blue Waters supercomputer—apply by March 15, 2018

Feb 07, 2018

This new category is open to faculty and research staff at U.S. academic institutions who have not previously been a PI on a research allocation on the Blue Waters system.

Scientists use Blue Waters to understand epilepsy

Feb 02, 2018

Stanford University lab uses Blue Waters supercomputer to study epilepsy.

Scientists pioneer use of deep learning for real-time gravitational wave discovery

Jan 25, 2018

This new approach will enable astronomers to study gravitational waves using minimal computational resources, reducing time to discovery and increasing the scientific reach of gravitational wave astrophysics.

Improve your HPC skills through the Blue Waters Webinars

Jan 22, 2018

The free NCSA Blue Waters Webinars are designed to increase high performance computing knowledge and skills among the research community.

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