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August 19, 2015

The world population is expected to reach 9 billion by 2044. Thanks to an international team of genetic researchers, clothing our burgeoning global family has just gotten a little easier.

April 24, 2013

Predicting where and when tsunamis are likely to hit shore has the potential to save many lives. At last month's International Symposium for Grids and Cloud Computing in Taipei, Taiwan, researchers presented iCOMCOT, a web-based portal which can be used to model the progression of tsunamis as they approach land.


February 27, 2013

Climate change is having a catastrophic impact on the environment in central Asia, where the Tien Shan glacier lost nearly 2 km3 of ice per year between 1955 and 2000. However, a greater capacity to share meteorological data at a local and international level could help mitigate future natural hazards. Discover how the CAREN and GÉANT networks are helping scientists in the region to achieve this.

March 16, 2011

In the race to have the fastest high-performance computer in the world, mainland China's Tianhe-1A (Milky Way One) now leads the way globally. But Taiwan is hot on their heels. A new Taiwanese teraflop-capable machine will enable Taiwan’s scientific research to be greatly advanced — and not just on land, but in the oceans too. How long will Tianhe-1A remain in the top spot?