Urs Beyerle release the new version of the Scientific Linux Live, a very cool Distribution aimed to the academic people.
Scientific Linux is based on red hat and is powered with gnome, the main difference is the software package witch is entirely scientific. Some of the packages are luster Suite and Global File System (GFS), FUSE, OpenAFS, Squashfs and Unionfs.
You can install it on the hard drive or run it has a live cd or USB. You can download it from this link. Enjoy!!