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Life in Simulation

DOE's Joint Genome Institute

The huge volume of data generated from genome sequencing technologies, like those used as part of the DOE's Joint Genome Institute, has inspired computer scientists worldwide to create software that can take that data and build computational models simula

Credit: Roy Kaltschmidt / Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Computational models are tackling the complexity of biology, from single-celled microbes to human organs.

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