Published: Wednesday, 19 April 2017 Print Email
Welcome to the new PSC Science Highlights - Spring '17.

poker thbNo Telling

Artificial intelligence (AI) has reached a new level, with an AI poker program beating four of the top specialists in “heads-up, no-limit Texas hold’em” poker.... Read more...


digestive thbGut Check

While diabetes poses many life- and limb-threatening problems, it also causes serious changes and problems in the digestive tract. ... Read more...


batteries thbMore Power To Us

If everyone used electricity at a constant rate, generating power would be simple. But spikes in use lead to under-utilized power and ultimately increased costs. Scientists used PSC’s Bridges and former Greenfield systems to understand the economic and engineering challenges of “behind the meter” battery storage.Read more...


frustrated peptide thbHooked Up

A common way for proteins to hold themselves together is with disulfide bridges. But scientists don’t completely understand why some proteins need them to “hook up” their structure....Read more...


Anton2 thbAnton 2

Anton 2, a specialized supercomputer developed by D. E. Shaw Research that simulates the motions of biomolecules, has replaced the original Anton 1 system previously at PSC...Read more...


Bridges thbBridges Phase 2

The National Science Foundation has approved the Phase 2 upgrade of the new Bridges supercomputer it funded at PSC....Read more...