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World Community Grid "Supercomputer" to Tackle Rice Crisis
15 May 2008   

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Researchers at the University of Washington launch a new program to develop stronger strains of rice that could produce crops with larger and more nutritious yields.

As concerns of a global hunger crises mount, IBM and researchers at the University of Washington today launched a new program to develop stronger strains of rice that could produce crops with larger and more nutritious yields.

World Community Grid will run a three-dimensional modeling program created by computational biologists at the University of Washington to study the structures of the proteins that make up the building blocks of rice. To read the entire press release, please click here.




 


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