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Petascale Computing Tools Could Provide Deeper Insight Into Genomic Evolution
November 17, 2009
Research recently funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 aims to develop computational tools that will utilize next-generation petascale computers to understand genomic evolution.
Georgia Institute of Technology Research News
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