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Human Brain, Internet, and Cosmology: Similar Laws at Work?

November 19, 2012

The structure of the universe and the laws that govern its growth may be more similar than previously thought to the structure and growth of the human brain and other complex networks, such as the Internet or a social network of trust relationships between people, according to a new paper published in the science journal Nature’s Scientific Reports.

SDSC Receives Honors in 2012 HPCwire Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards

November 13, 2012

The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, has been recognized by HPCwire, a top online publication covering high-performance computing and related technologies, for the Center’s innovative Data Oasis parallel file storage system.

SDSC Cloud Selected as Data Archival Site for IEEE SciVis Contest

September 27, 2012

The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, has been selected as the archival host site for the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers’ (IEEE) annual SciVis contest, which poses challenging research problems in science and engineering to the scientific visualization community.

SDSC Invites Researches to Apply for Access to Gordon Supercomputer

September 14, 2012

The San Diego Supercomputer Center is seeking innovative applications for the next round of user allocations on its data-intensive Gordon supercomputer, which went into operation earlier this year.

Popularity versus Similarity: A Balance that Predicts Network Growth

September 12, 2012

Do you know who Michael Jackson or George Washington was? You most likely do: they are what we call “household names” because these individuals were so ubiquitous. But what about Giuseppe Tartini or John Bachar?

SDSC Awarded NSF Grant to Facilitate Sharing and Streaming of Scientific Visualizations

September 10, 2012

The San Diego Supercomputer Center has been awarded a three-year, $810,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to develop a resource that lets researchers seamlessly share and stream scientific visualizations on a variety of platforms, including mobile devices.

SDSC Lead Institution on NSF Grant for Science Gateways Institute

August 23, 2012

The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego is the lead institution on a National Science Foundation planning grant for a Science Gateway Institute that would offer a complete range of services aimed at connecting numerous individual groups developing domain-specific, user-friendly, Web-based portals and tools that enable scientific research.

Researchers Reveal Behaviors of the Tiniest Water Droplets

August 15, 2012

A new study by researchers at the University of California, San Diego, and Emory University has uncovered fundamental details about the hexamer structures that make up the tiniest droplets of water, the key component of life – and one that scientists still don’t fully understand.

UC San Diego, Yale Awarded Collaborative NSF Grant for Neuroscience Gateway

August 8, 2012

The University of California, at San Diego and Yale University have been awarded a collaborative grant by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to develop a Neuroscience Gateway (NSG) that gives neuroscientists broadened access to essential high-performance computing (HPC) and storage resources.

UC San Diego Team Aims to Broaden Researcher Access to Protein Simulation

August 6, 2012

Using just an upgraded desktop computer equipped with a relatively inexpensive graphics processing card, a team of computer scientists and biochemists at the University of California, San Diego, has developed advanced GPU accelerated software and demonstrated for the first time that this approach can sample biological events that occur on the millisecond timescale.
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