To streamline drug discovery and development in the face of mind-numbing amounts of data, the need for integration and interoperability among applications, databases, and hardware is greater than ever before, according to an array of speakers at the recent BioSilico 2002 conference.
A team from the University of NSW is one of the members of a newly-formed international group set up to examine how the Linux operating system running on Hewlett-Packard servers can serve as a key platform for research.
Singapore's Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and Compaq Computer Corp are to jointly build the infrastructure for Singapore's new Bioinformatics Research Centre (BIRC).
A consortium of technology heavyweights and life sciences bodies has put the finishing touches on the group's agenda designed to make sending research data between organisations easier.
Stanford University scientists have come up with a screen saver that uses thousands of idle computers to assist with simulations of protein folding.
A British company offering personalised DNA tests for diet and lifestyle genes may begin marketing the product in Australia by the end of the year, but Australian geneticists were sceptical about its efficacy.
The University of Calgary and Sun Microsystems have launched the Sun Centre of Excellence for Visual Genomics, a new kind of bioinformatics facility which uses 3D technology to view complex data of the human body.
Bumper year, 2003 - it's the 50th anniversary of the Watson and Crick's now famous paper on the structure of the DNA molecule.
The success of a bioinformatics conference in Hong Kong in January has led to the establishment of three similar conferences in the Asia-Pacific region.
Australian genomics company Autogen has filed US patent applications for five new genes related to obesity and type 2 diabetes.
Australia's latest biotech public share offering opened today as vision sciences company IATIA began efforts to raise $5 million.
A new, Melbourne-developed microarray analysis software program is to be unveiled at a major genomics conference in the United States tomorrow.
A new biotechnology network is aiming for a "power in numbers approach" to garner industry and government support for groups working in the industry.
A cheap tool kit to detect genetic mutations is expected to be the first product for the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute's latest spin-off, Gene-Flow.
Genetic Technologies (ASX: GTG) is betting that a lot of companies want to use its technology.