Supercomputer changing genetic medicine in Africa
Members of the Blue Waters team recently made it possible to discover genomic variants in over 300 deeply sequenced human samples to help construct a genotyping chip specific for African populations.
Rep. Rodney Davis declares support for Blue Waters in House floor address
U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis (IL-13) voted this week in favor of important legislation to improve federal coordination with NCSA.
Cool work on Blue Waters earns Illinois professors editor's choice pick
The blazing fast processing speed of the Blue Waters supercomputer yielded frigid results and a hot honor for University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign chemistry professor So Hirata.
Simulations describe HIV's 'diabolical delivery device'
Researchers use Blue Waters supercomputer to simulate HIV-1 capsid's maturation.
Rep. Darin LaHood delivers statement on NITRD Program, NCSA Blue Waters
The House Science, Space, & Technology Committee unanimously passed the “Networking and Information Technology Research and Development Modernization Act of 2016." The bill is written to update the High Performance Computing Act of 1991 and modernize the NITRD Program in line with recent recommendations from the President’s Council of Advisors for Science and Technology.