Crowdsourced Protein Simulation Exceeds Supercomputers’ Power
Crowdsourced Protein Simulation Exceeds Supercomputers’ Power
Folding@Home, currently focused on deciphering the workings of SARS-CoV-2, is the first project to have exascale-level computational muscle.
Crowdsourced Protein Simulation Exceeds Supercomputers’ Power
Crowdsourced Protein Simulation Exceeds Supercomputers’ Power

Folding@Home, currently focused on deciphering the workings of SARS-CoV-2, is the first project to have exascale-level computational muscle.

Folding@Home, currently focused on deciphering the workings of SARS-CoV-2, is the first project to have exascale-level computational muscle.

computer modeling
Artificial Neurons Fire in Life-Like Patterns
Artificial Neurons Fire in Life-Like Patterns
Ashley Yeager | Dec 4, 2019
The silicon chips receive and send electrical signals, recreating activity from neurons in the rat brain that play a role in breathing and thinking.
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.
Image of the Day: Break Apart
Image of the Day: Break Apart
Sukanya Charuchandra | Sep 13, 2018
Scientists can now view mitosis one protein (or more) at a time using a 4-D computer model.
AI Object Recognition System Operates at Speed of Light
AI Object Recognition System Operates at Speed of Light
Anna Azvolinsky | Jul 26, 2018
Researchers have created a 3D-printed artificial neural network that uses light photons to rapidly process information.
Why Are Modern Humans Relatively Browless?
Why Are Modern Humans Relatively Browless?
Jim Daley | Jun 30, 2018
The function of early hominins’ enlarged brow ridges, and their reduction in size in Homo sapiens, have puzzled paleoanthropologists for decades.
 Image of the Day: Throw the Switch
Image of the Day: Throw the Switch
Sukanya Charuchandra | Jun 27, 2018

A computer model of the eye can predict the consequences of altering the neural pathways of vision.

What Made Human Brains So Big?
What Made Human Brains So Big?
Ashley Yeager | May 24, 2018
Ecological challenges such as finding food and creating fire may have led the organ to become abnormally large, a new computer model suggests.
Deep Learning Allows for Cell Analysis Without Labeling
Deep Learning Allows for Cell Analysis Without Labeling
Kerry Grens | Apr 12, 2018
A new microscopy program requires no fluorescent markers to identify cell type, nuclei, and other characteristics.
Image of the Day: Puzzle Plants
Image of the Day: Puzzle Plants
The Scientist Staff, The Scientist Staff | Mar 19, 2018
The jigsaw-shape cells found in the epidermis of many plants may serve to reduce mechanical stress on cell walls.