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RENCI teams with Duke on networking research to make science more productive

NSF grant will address security issues of Network Infrastructure as a Service (NIaaS) CHAPEL HILL, NC – RENCI will lead a $1 million research project to securely automate and monitor the creation of virtual “superfacilities” that link scientists to multiple resources to increase their productivity. The award from the National Science Foundation’s Cybersecurity Innovation for […]

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RENCI to demonstrate on-demand resources and provisioning at SC11

SEATTLE, Nov. 1, 2011–Scientists studying data or compute-intensive problems require high bandwidth and computational resources, often from heterogeneous systems at different sites. But they don’t need these resources all the time. Ideally, a scientist studying the properties of new materials for producing solar energy, for example, would be able to grab a “slice” of a […]

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Matchmakers

Prostate cancer, the most common form of cancer in U.S. men, is also one of the most treatable: 90 percent of patients who undergo intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) in the early stages are disease free after five years, according to the journal Seminars in Radiation Oncology.

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RENCI-Duke project aims to use data to improve medical treatment decisions

A grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) will enable RENCI and Duke University to develop a system that aggregates and visualizes historical medical data.

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Three Duke research teams selected for new campus info viz program

DURHAM, NC–RENCI experts in visualization, visual analytics, and data mining and management will work with three Duke University research teams—one in the School of Medicine and two in art, art history and visual studies—on projects to improve treatments for prostate cancer and to document the evolution of historic places, artwork and art markets.

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RENCI People Interview with Cindy Van Dover

Van Dover is a Fulbright Scholar and Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. She is currently the Harvey W Smith Professor of Biological Oceanography in the Division of Marine Science and Conservation of the Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University, where she serves as Chair of the Division and Director of the Marine Laboratory.

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Evidence-based medicine

Your medical history—and the histories of patients with similar conditions—can help you. That’s the foundation of a RENCI project to build an easy-to-use data analysis and visual dashboard to help doctors quickly determine the best treatment options for their patients.

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RENCI, Duke, Infinera to collaborate on prototype experimental network framework

Chapel Hill, NC—A research team involving the Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI), Duke University and Infinera (Nasdaq: INFN) is one of 29 teams across the nation that will participate in the first phase of the National Science Foundation’s Global Environments for Network Innovation (GENI) project.

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RENCI hosts Open House to introduce new Duke Engagement Center to campus community

DURHAM, NC, September 16, 2008 – The Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI) at Duke University will host an open house on Tuesday, Oct. 14, featuring its newly completed research environments.

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Pioneering female computer scientists to be topic of next RENCI Distinguished Lecture

CHAPEL HILL, NC, August 7, 2008 – It has been over 60 years since the world’s first all-electronic programmable computer, the ENIAC (or Electronic Numerical Integrator And Computer), was developed during World War II. A group of skilled mathematicians programmed the machine, but they were overlooked in the annals of computer history for one primary […]

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