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SimThyr – simulation software for pituitary thyroid feedback

This is a bit outside our normal area of expertise, but it looks interesting. Thyroid hormones play an important role in metabolism, growth and differentiation. Therefore, exact regulation of thyroid hormone levels is vital for most organisms. The mechanism for the feedback … Continue reading

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Saros

Saros is a research project to enable distributed pair programming (also called remote pair programming) in the Java IDE Eclipse. Saros supports real-time collaboration by two and more peers and adds many features to increase awareness and presence regarding the … Continue reading

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If you’re going to do good science, release the computer code too

A very nice aarticle by Darrel Ince has just been posted over at the Guardian. It deals with the climate-gate email theft and the quality of academic science code has just been . An excerpt: Computer code is also at … Continue reading

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Scratch! Open source programming for kids

I spent about 2 hours last night playing around with a new programming language called Scratch, which was designed for kids. You snap together programs from logical building blocks that you can drag over from a programming palette. There’s also … Continue reading

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jHepWork

Data analysis framework Find jHepWork at: http://jwork.org/jhepwork/

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Octopus – A cool open source TDDFT code

I just found out about Octopus, a quantum mechanics package that does time-dependent density functional theory (TDDFT) calculations using pseudopotential approximations. It works in parallel using MPI and OpenMP and scales to tens of thousands of processors. It also has … Continue reading

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JPIV Particle Image Velocimetry

JPIV is a software package for Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV). The program is open source and platform independent. Find JPIV Particle Image Velocimetry at: http://www.jpiv.vennemann-online.de/

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Webolab

A web-based platform for collaborative research and high-performance computing interface, a tool for implementation of virtual labs. Supports Condor cluster management engine. Find Webolab at: http://www.webolab.net

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CONICAL

CONICAL is a C++ class library for building simulations common in computational neuroscience. Find CONICAL at: http://www.strout.net/conical/

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Itzï

Itzï is a hydrologic and hydraulic model that simulates 2D surface flows on a regular grid using simplified shallow water equations. It uses GRASS GIS as a back-end for reading entry data and writing results. It simulates surface flows from direct rainfall … Continue reading

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