July 10, 2003

Linux Reconstructing Tree of Life

Demeter, Mother Earth to ancient Greeks, is now helping scientists unlock the mysteries of life.

Demeter is the name of the American Museum of Natural History's supercomputer. Built by biologist Ward Wheeler from off-the-shelf parts, the Linux
cluster is now ranked the 107th-fastest computer in the world on the Top 500 supercomputers list.

Link: wired.com

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