Computational Biologist Bing Liu Dies in Suspected Murder
The University of Pittsburgh scientist, who was studying SARS-CoV-2, was shot to death in his home.
Computational Biologist Bing Liu Dies in Suspected Murder
Computational Biologist Bing Liu Dies in Suspected Murder

The University of Pittsburgh scientist, who was studying SARS-CoV-2, was shot to death in his home.

The University of Pittsburgh scientist, who was studying SARS-CoV-2, was shot to death in his home.

computational biology
Crowdsourced Protein Simulation Exceeds Supercomputers’ Power
Crowdsourced Protein Simulation Exceeds Supercomputers’ Power
Shawna Williams | Apr 15, 2020
Folding@Home, currently focused on deciphering the workings of SARS-CoV-2, is the first project to have exascale-level computational muscle.
Computational Biologist James Taylor Dies
Computational Biologist James Taylor Dies
Lisa Winter | Apr 7, 2020
The Johns Hopkins University professor was a co-developer of the Galaxy platform, an open-source bioinformatics tool used in labs around the world.
COVID-19 Vaccine Developers Gain Enhanced Access to Supercomputers
COVID-19 Vaccine Developers Gain Enhanced Access to Supercomputers
Lisa Winter | Mar 27, 2020
Federal agencies, academic institutions, and industrial partners are joining forces to combat COVID-19 using artificial intelligence.
<em>Homo sapiens</em> Might Not Be Responsible for Neanderthal Demise
Homo sapiens Might Not Be Responsible for Neanderthal Demise
Catherine Offord | Nov 29, 2019
Researchers’ simulations suggest that small population sizes and inbreeding made Neanderthal populations vulnerable to chance fluctuations in population size.
Machine Learning Optimizes Images for Stimulating Monkey Neurons
Machine Learning Optimizes Images for Stimulating Monkey Neurons
Ruth Williams | May 2, 2019
Neural networks generate abstract images designed to activate particular cells, lending insight into their function.
Infographic: Brain-Like Computers Provide More Computer Power
Infographic: Brain-Like Computers Provide More Computer Power
Sandeep Ravindran | Apr 30, 2019
Neuromorphic technology is fueling fast, large-scale simulations, supporting researchers’ endeavors to build models of the human brain.
AI Uses Images and Omics to Decode Cancer
AI Uses Images and Omics to Decode Cancer
Amber Dance | Apr 30, 2019
Machine learning can analyze photographs of cancer, tumor pathology slides, and genomes. Now, scientists are poised to integrate that information into cancer uber-models.
Robert Murphy Bets Self-Driving Instruments Will Crack Biology&rsquo;s Mysteries
Robert Murphy Bets Self-Driving Instruments Will Crack Biology’s Mysteries
Shawna Williams | Apr 30, 2019
The Carnegie Mellon computational biologist thinks machine learning algorithms can direct high-throughput experiments to solve the field’s unanswered questions.
A Primer: Artificial Intelligence Versus Neural Networks
A Primer: Artificial Intelligence Versus Neural Networks
Jef Akst | Apr 30, 2019
A brief history of AI, machine learning, artificial neural networks, and deep learning.