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Watson-based Tool Automates Discovery

Aug 28, 2014 |

The HPC community has been following IBM’s Watson technology since a semi-personified version of the analytics machine became a winning Jeopardy contestant in 2011. Since then Watson has been SaaS-ified, cloud-enabled, and sent to medical school. Most recently the technology popped up in a tool called KnIT (Knowledge Integration Toolkit). Developed by IBM in partnership with Read more…

Computer Simulations Shed Light on Cancer Prevention

Nov 7, 2012 |

NYU researchers use TACC and XSEDE supercomputers to model the effect of carcinogenic compounds on DNA.

Can Google’s Page Ranking Algorithm Cure Cancer?

May 23, 2012 |

Computational biologists tweak PageRank to correlate protein markers with disease progression.

University of Texas to House Largest Cancer Research Cloud

Apr 6, 2011 |

The MD Anderson Cancer Research Center at the University of Texas is gearing up to become the home of the world’s largest private cloud dedicated to understanding genome-cancer links.