Computing hardware/software > Data acquisition & management

Protecting critical data assets from seismic events

24 January, 2014

Victoria University is one of New Zealand's most respected universities. Based in the seismically active area of Wellington and subject to several significant earthquakes in recent years, the university's Infrastructure Services team was tasked with the development of a disaster recovery (DR) data centre.


Sending messages via molecules

09 January, 2014

Researchers from the University of Warwick in the UK and York University in Canada have created a molecular communications system which can be used for the transmission of messages and data in challenging environments.


Validyne HD310 Data Acquisition System

28 November, 2013

The Validyne HD310 Data Acquisition System enables high-speed monitoring of multichannel nuclear power plant systems. The model's flexibility means the device can be modified or expanded to the changing requirements of the user's needs.


Genomic research is the name of the game

25 October, 2013

Computer scientists at McGill University have developed an online puzzle game, called Phylo, which also contributes to genetic research. The game has been played by 300,000 people over the past three years - now, its creators are making the players available to scientists around the globe.


Catlin Global Reef Record launched

25 September, 2013

The Catlin Global Reef Record is a free global database and standardised research tool relating to major coral reef ecosystems.


National geoscience data network in development

15 July, 2013

A national integrated geoscience data network is being developed by CSIRO, Geoscience Australia and AuScope. The network is designed to break down barriers and open access to Australia’s wealth of geoscience data.


Quantum computing taps nucleus of single atom

18 April, 2013

A team of Australian engineers at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) has demonstrated a quantum bit based on the nucleus of a single atom in silicon, promising dramatic improvements for data processing in ultrapowerful quantum computers of the future.


Mosaic software to manage new biological entity samples

01 March, 2013

Sample management software provider Titian Software has announced that Boehringer Ingelheim has implemented the company’s Mosaic sample management software for the inventory management, sample tracking and sample processing of new biological entities (NBE).


MBF Bioscience Wormlab software

09 February, 2013

WormLab is worm-tracking software from MBF Bioscience used to quantify the locomotion and behaviour of C. elegans and other nematodes.


Symbion Insight multivariate software

04 February, 2013

Symbion Insight is a multivariate software program which provides the full capability of modern chemometrics without requiring specialised training.


AI computer program develops free downloadable game for Christmas

20 December, 2012

Researchers at Imperial College London have developed an artificially intelligent (AI) computer program that has itself designed a video game for the Christmas season, which can be downloaded for free.


Do we live in a computer simulation?

14 December, 2012

A decade ago, a British philosopher put forth the notion that the universe we live in might in fact be a computer simulation run by our descendants. While that seems far-fetched, perhaps even incomprehensible, a team of physicists at the University of Washington has come up with a potential test to see if the idea holds water.


Optibrium and Digital Chemistry announce technology collaboration to guide drug discovery

05 December, 2012

Optibrium and Digital Chemistry, providers of software and database solutions for drug discovery, have announced an agreement to collaborate on the integration of Digital Chemistry’s Bioster database of precedented bioisostere replacements with Optibrium’s StarDrop software suite.


Free pathology tests app launched for patients and doctors

19 November, 2012

Patients and their doctors can now get up-to-date information about pathology testing on their smartphones whenever and wherever they need it.


UNE herbarium records to join national online database

12 November, 2012

An event at the University of New England (UNE) last month marked the beginning of a new era of research on the plants of north-eastern NSW and the UNE’s contribution to botany.


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