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BIDS and Nofima partner to support postdoctoral research in diffusion MRI for sustainable seafood

Stéfan van der Walt / June 24, 2019

Nearly half of all edible seafood is wasted due to real or perceived quality problems. At the same time seafood characterization, which could greatly improve the situation, remains highly qualitative. Nofima, the Norwegian institute of food, fisheries and aquaculture research, in collaboration with BIDS and Lund University, is setting out to change this.

2019 ImageXD Conference to feature revolutionary advances in image processing technology

Daniela Ushizima / June 11, 2019

I recently spoke at Berkeley Lab to a group of visitors that included the Senior Policy Advisor to Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Kenneth DeGraff. The purpose of the talk was to highlight the work being done with two of the five unique national user facilities here at Berkeley Lab: the Advanced Light Source (ALS) and the Molecular Foundry.

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Unlocking the secrets of stem cell renewal

Diya Das / May 22, 2019

Molecular Biologist Diya Das deciphers cellular signaling and activation patterns to understand how stem cells regenerate healthy tissue after injury.

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Leveraging parallel computation to analyze landscape evolution

Marsha Fenner / March 14, 2019

This new article by BIDS Data Science Fellow Richard Barnes introduces new ways of running hydrological models quickly by leveraging specialized processors called GPUs (graphics processing units).  Computers have been getting faster for years, but the way in which the new high-performance computers are getting faster has fundamentally changed. For instance, GPUs can be difficult to program and some types of problems do not work well on them. 

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