News tagged with life science

Ten ways advanced computing catalyzes science

When researchers need to compare complex new genomes, or map new regions of the Arctic in high-resolution detail, or detect signs of dark matter, or make sense of massive amounts of functional MRI data, they turn to the high-performance ...

dateNov 19, 2015 in Computer Sciences
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'Breakthrough' science awards total $22 mn

Researchers in physics, mathematics and life sciences were awarded a total of $22 million in the third Breakthrough Prize Awards funded by key Silicon Valley entrepreneurs.

dateNov 09, 2015 in Other
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How plants turn into zombies

Scientists from Jena University (Germany) shed light on the molecular reasons for a bacterial plant disease: In the latest issue of the science journal Trends in Plant Science, the researchers explain how phytoplasmas destroy ...

dateOct 16, 2015 in Biotechnology
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Researcher discusses where to land Mars 2020

In August 2015, more than 150 scientists interested in the exploration of Mars attended a conference at a hotel in Arcadia, California, to evaluate 21 potential landing sites for NASA's next Mars rover, a mission called Mars ...

dateSep 08, 2015 in Space Exploration
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