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China-US Climate Collaboration Ended Due to Security Concerns
Texas A&M cited potential foreign interference when explaining why it shut down a jointly run modeling laboratory.
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China-US Climate Collaboration Ended Due to Security Concerns
China-US Climate Collaboration Ended Due to Security Concerns

Texas A&M cited potential foreign interference when explaining why it shut down a jointly run modeling laboratory.

Texas A&M cited potential foreign interference when explaining why it shut down a jointly run modeling laboratory.

ABOVE: © iStock.com, ShengYing Lin

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“Xenobot” Living Robots Can Reproduce
Chloe Tenn | Dec 2, 2021
Biological robots made from frog cells can replicate by smooshing loose cells into new robots—a reproduction method not seen in any other organism.
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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.
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.
Digital Rat Brain
Karen Zusi | Oct 14, 2015
With the help of a supercomputer, researchers have reconstructed part of a juvenile rat cortex.
Watson Challenges Cancer
Kerry Grens | Mar 20, 2014
The IBM supercomputer, famous for its game show performance, will aid in cloud-based analyses of genomic data.  
Watson’s Potty Mouth
Beth Marie Mole | Jan 15, 2013
IBM programmers had to clean up the super computer’s language after it learned profanity on the Internet.