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HPC Aids Fight Against Toxic Bacteria

May 13, 2014 |

A group of researchers at the University of South Wales’ Genomics and Computational Biology lab are using supercomputing to help solve a critical public health issue. With antibiotic resistance a growing concern and drug resistant infections, such as MRSA and tuberculosis, on the rise, scientists are keen to understand how bacteria evolve into deadly strains. The University of South Wales project, Read more…

IBM Partnership “Brokers” Disease Research Breakthrough

Jul 14, 2011 |

IBM partnered with Swiss startup CloudBroker to provide the high performance cloud computing resources needed to combat deadly, drug-resistant pathogens. The time to results produced pleasant surprises for the scientists and opens the door for services like CloudBroker to find inroads in research and enterprise.