Scientists find mass extinctions can accelerate evolution

Posted in Featured, Software on 14th Aug, 2015
by Alex Muller

The research supports the idea that mass extinctions actually speed up evolution by unleashing new creativity in adaptations.

In the Future, a Virtual Heart May Test Your Medical Device for You

Posted in Software on 18th May, 2015
by Alex Muller

NSF announced that it would be funneling millions of pounds into a new effort to develop virtual hearts for medical device development and testing.

'Dementia simulator' among new games on show in Dundee

Posted in Medicine on 14th May, 2015
by Alex Muller

A video game simulating the impact of Alzheimer's disease is among the work going on show at Abertay University's digital graduate show.

How complex environments push brain evolution

Posted in Science on 2nd Feb, 2015
by Alex Muller

A recent study by neuroscientists offers clues about how increasingly difficult tasks have evolved the brain.

Climate-Earth system computer model to be the most advanced ever created

Posted in Software on 27th Sep, 2014
by Alex Muller

Armed with high-performance computing systems, DOE national labs and partners tackle climate and Earth-system modeling.