Server room with modern mainframe equipment in data centre

Supercomputers look set to improve medical practice to such a degree that our life expectancy could go up between five and 10 years. This optimistic (...)

The EU announced on Thursday, October 15th, that it would invest €140 million from its Horizon 2020 science programme to develop the next generation of supercomputing technologies. File photograph: Getty Images

Ireland has been chosen to lead an EU consortium looking at the future of supercomputing across Europe. The consortium will form a centre of excellen(...)