Sustainable data management and preservation is one of the major problems facing scientists today. Now, the newly-launched EUDAT project has its sights on creating a pan-European solution to the challenge of data proliferation in Europe's scientific and research communities.
'Crowd sourcing' website Kaggle asks scientists and statisticians to mine data to help solve outstanding puzzles for NASA, healthcare providers, and other large companies - and those who provide the right answers can earn up to three million dollars for their time.
To keep up with growing demand from its network of users, RNP, the Brazilian national research and education network, has turned to a hybrid, community, federated cloud to supply its services. The hybrid model allows RNP to act as a public (...
UC San Diego School of Medicine scientists have teamed up with Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center engineers to create 3D models of enzymes that cause inflammation. What they've learned could bring relief to victims of asthma and arthritis.
Eliminating internal and external barriers affecting national research and education networks (NRENs) in the UbuntuNet Alliance membership region should be the core of the NREN agenda in 2015, argues distinguished NREN advocate Duncan Martin.