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Apr 10, 2020

Coronavirus Update: Hungarian supercomputer used in virus research at Stanford

The innovation and technology ministry has revealed that a Hungarian supercomputer is being used as part of Stanford University’s research into the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

The innovation and technology ministry has revealed that a Hungarian supercomputer is being used as part of Stanford University’s research into the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

The SuperDome computer is contributing to the folding@home international project, preparing simulations to better understand the workings of enzymes breaking down proteins within the virus, and to develop an inhibitor.

The supercomputer’s capacity is also accessible to Hungarian scientists researching the virus.

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