Plastic waste is a big problem for the environment. About 300 million tons are produced every year, according to the United Nations. Much of that is polyethylene terephthalate (PET) used to make single-use plastic bottles, carpets, and clamshell packaging.
Sex can be complicated. In creeping voles, a small rodent in the Pacific Northwest, it's even more so. Scientists using the XSEDE-allocated Bridges and Bridges-2 advanced research computers at the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center to assemble DNA sequences discovered
COVID-19 has shown that speed can be as important as quality in medical research. A team from Carnegie Mellon University has developed a new computational pipeline for greatly speeding up the identification of possible anti-SARS-CoV-2 virus candidates using artificial intelligence
University of New Hampshire (UNH) researchers recently used the XSEDE-allocated Comet at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) and Stampede2 at the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) to identify new inhibitor binding/unbinding pathways in an RNA-based virus.
Fast radio bursts (FRBs) puzzle astronomers. They're so brief—lasting only a few thousandths of a second—that scientists haven't quite been able to identify their points of origin or how they are generated.