American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- May 13, 2009
...is called ViPDAC (virtual proteomics data analysis cluster) that uses Amazon Web Service's inexpensive "cloud computing" service. It allows people to rent
processing time on Amazon's powerful servers. The study describes one data analysis that took less than 6 days with ViPDAC, but would have required 14...
A genomic CluE for cloud computing
...This paradigm is known as Cloud Computing.
So now, rather than buying and maintaining their own computer systems, researchers may simply be able to rent
computer time at a fraction of the cost. But there are a few obstacles to overcome before Cloud Computing becomes a reality for genetic analysts.
Cloud computing brings cost of protein research down to Earth
...virtual proteomics data analysis cluster), to be used in combination with Amazon's inexpensive "cloud computing" service, which provides the option to rent
processing time on its powerful servers; and free open-source software from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the University of Manitoba. ...
IBM and ETH Zurich form strategic partnership in nanoscience
...edge infrastructure. The partners will share expenditure for infrastructure; the building investment itself will be undertaken by IBM. ETH Zurich will rent
the space and share the operations costs with IBM. The strategic partnership is intended to be in place for at least 10 years. Apart from joint resear...
When bears steal human food, mom's not to blame
...on the East Coast, WCS-Adirondacks has been supplying the High Peaks Wilderness Area in upstate New York with bear-proof food canisters for campers to rent
at local stores. A recent survey found that 95 percent of campers now use the canisters, and reports of conflicts between bears and campers have decli...
Early environment may be key to determining bird migration location
... The mangrove birds leave earlier to breed, dont migrate as far north, and return to the water and food-rich mangrove. The birds from the lower rent
district leave later for breeding grounds, must migrate farther north, and when they return to Jamaica, the mangrove is occupied and they are, once ag...
Life-threatening gene defect located by UT-Houston researchers
...ing to aortic dissections, is the 15th leading cause of death in the country, killing up to 20,000 people a year. Actor John Ritter (age 54 years) and rent
creator Jonathan Larson (age 35 years) both died from the disease. Cardiac surgeons in the Texas Medical Center including Michael DeBakey. M.D., and...
UCLA: How does your brain respond when you think about gambling or taking risks?
...al gains," Fox said.
Poldrack and Fox said they are both comfortable with risk in their lives, declining, for example, to buy insurance when they rent
cars and declining to buy extended warranties for products.
When Fox was an undergraduate at the University of California, Berkeley, his faculty ...
Travelers can avoid jet lag by resetting their body clocks
...ical," said Dr. Eastman. "A business person could go to a pharmacy and buy 0.5 mg of melatonin over the counter. He or she would also have to buy or rent
a light box. Then before flying east, he or she could go to bed and wake up earlier each day while using the light box in the morning and taking mela...
Helping in a selfish world
...some helpers work or care for young because they are related to the dominant breeders, we also observed that other unrelated helpers work as a kind of rent
payment," says Stiver.
Like in a commune or a kibbutz where non-relatives work together to achieve a common goal, these helper fish donate their ti...