The computational life sciences are
beginning to offer researchers and clinicians dramatic new capabilities.
Bioinformatics, a high-potential market which involves applying
computer technology to biology and medicine, is utilizing Cray
technologies to solve complex problems, including the creation
of genome analysis software capable of identifying and analyzing
genes involved in cancer and other diseasesComputational simulation
is accepted today as the third element of science, complementing
theory and experimentation.
Cray has long been recognized as the leader
in providing high-end supercomputing solutions for science and
new product development and is positioned to carry that industry
leadership and computational innovation into the future of high
performance computing. Cray systems have powered major breakthroughs
in computational physics, chemistry, engineering, environmental
science, and medicine.
Cray customers use
our systems to address their most challenging computational
problems. Cray solutions lead researchers to new ideas, insights,
innovations, and discoveries that touch our lives every day.
Whether it's improved car safety, more accurate weather forecasts,
or development of new life-saving drugs, Cray solutions continue
to impact the world. source:
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Cray systems provide powerful high performance solutions for
the world's most complex computational problems. The sustained
performance obtained from Cray supercomputers is used by researchers
and computer scientists spanning such varied disciplines as
automotive manufacturing, geological sciences, climate prediction,
pharmaceutical development, and national security.
Cray supercomputers are used worldwide
in research, academia, industry, and government.
Road to La-La Land - Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center researcher
Pei Tang uses the Cray T3E to probe the mysteries of anesthesia.
Modeling at the National Cancer Institute - Researchers
from around the world use NCI's Cray SV1 system to solve some
of the most difficult problems in computational biology -- studying
protein structure and function at the most detailed levels.
Power - George Richards, leader of the National Energy Technology
Laboratory's combustion dynamics team, takes on the challenge
of converting fuel to energy without creating pollutants by
using simulations on PSC's Cray T3E.
Thumb-Lock on AIDS - PSC's Marcela Madrid simulates an HIV
enzyme on the Cray T3E to help develop drugs that shut down
HIV replication. source: