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Jul2014

Merit, WiscNet partner on new fiber

Merit Network and WiscNet recently lit a new fiber-optic connection between Powers, Michigan; Marinette and Green Bay, Wisconsin; and Chicago, Illinois. The new 10 gigabit-per-second (Gbps) fiber-optic connection replaces two 1 Gbps circuits, providing greater capacity and speed between the Upper Peninsula and Chicago. "By working together WiscNet and Merit are able to increase services to our communities in Northern...

21
Jul2014
PNNL simulations reveal noble gas cage

PNNL simulations reveal noble gas cage

New material traps gases from nuclear fuel better and uses less energy than currently available options When nuclear fuel gets recycled, the process releases radioactive krypton and xenon gases. Naturally occurring uranium in rock contaminates basements with the related gas radon. A new porous material called CC3 effectively traps these gases, and research appearing July 20 in Nature Materials shows...

17
Jul2014

Queen Mary's computer scientists decode birdsongs

Scientists from Queen Mary University of London have found a successful way of identifying bird sounds from large audio collections, which could be useful for expert and amateur bird-watchers alike. The analysis used recordings of individual birds and of dawn choruses to identify characteristics of bird sounds. It took advantage of large datasets of sound recordings provided by the British...

15
Jul2014
Scientists detail Front Range pollution

Scientists detail Front Range pollution

Scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) and partner organizations from across the country are launching a major field project on the northern Front Range of Colorado this month to track the origins of summertime ozone, an invisible but harmful pollutant.The researchers will use specially equipped aircraft, networks of ground-based instruments, and sophisticated supercomputer simulations. Results from the...

15
Jul2014
Shanghai scientists challenge classical phenomenon that water always completely wets water

Shanghai scientists challenge classical phenomenon that water always completely wets water

The molecular scale behavior of water at a solid/liquid interface holds fundamental significance in a diverse set of technical and scientific contexts, ranging from the efficiency of oil mining to the activity of biological molecules. Recently, it has become recognized that both the physical interactions and the surface morphology have significant impact on the behavior of interfacial water, including the...

15
Jul2014

Emulex accelerates verification with Synopsys

Native SystemVerilog Ethernet 1G/10G/40G/100G VIP now includes UNH compliance source-code test suiteSynopsys has announced that Emulex has adopted Synopsys Verification IP (VIP) for the Ethernet 1G/10G/40G/100G protocol."We adopted Synopsys verification IP because time-to-market and the ability to deliver the highest speeds and newest features to our customers are critical," said Margie Evashenk, chief development executive, Emulex. "We have collaborated with...

14
Jul2014
The world's first photonic router

The world's first photonic router

Weizmann Institute scientists take another step down the long road toward quantum supercomputers Weizmann Institute scientists have demonstrated for the first time a photonic router – a quantum device based on a single atom that enables routing of single photons by single photons. This achievement, as reported in Science magazine, is another step toward overcoming the difficulties in building quantum...

14
Jul2014
CMU's Narwhal traces lineage to Roadrunner

CMU's Narwhal traces lineage to Roadrunner

Salvaged Components Reconfigured To Build CMU's Narwhal Computer Parts of a decommissioned Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) supercomputer have found a new home at Carnegie Mellon University, where the components are being reconfigured into a new computing cluster for use in education and research related to large-scale computer systems.The new computing cluster, called Narwhal, is being built at CMU from...

11
Jul2014

Virtual finger navigates 3D images

The Allen Institute for Brain Science and research partners collaborate to introduce a cost- and time-efficient technology that extends beyond neuroscience to other global experimental areas of biology Researchers have pioneered a revolutionary new way to digitally navigate three-dimensional images. The new technology, called Virtual Finger, allows scientists to move through digital images of small structures like neurons and synapses...

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