29th June 2003 Archive
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Having a BLAST
Researchers at Los Alamos National Labs have struck computing gold once again with an open source project that could benefit genetic research. Three scientists have tried their hand at improving the popular BLAST (Basic Local Alignment Search Tool) search algorithms. The group decided to chop up a BLAST database and spread it …
Servers 29 Jun 2003, 21:53
And it only has itself to blame
There's going to be a vote in the European Parliament on 1 September (originally today, Monday 30 June 2003) that will have enormous implications on the worldwide software market. The vote will be on whether to adopt a report by its Legal Affairs and Internal Market Committee that recommends the rules on patenting of software …
Software 29 Jun 2003, 22:31