Scientists tap the power of high-performance computing to understand cancer growth

Researchers are running thousands of simulations on Summit to identify how a specific protein triggers up to 30 percent of all human tumors A multi-institutional team of scientists is using Summit, America’s fastest supercomputer for open science, to get a better understanding of how certain proteins signal body cells to reproduce uncontrollably, triggering cancer. Summit […]

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Treatment success seen with antibiotics for uncomplicated appendicitis

For adults with uncomplicated acute appendicitis, treatment success rates ≥65 percent are seen with both oral antibiotics and combined intravenous and oral antibiotics, according to a study published online Jan. 11 in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Suvi Sippola, M.D., from Turku University Hospital in Finland, and colleagues compared oral antibiotics to combined […]

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