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Relief ahead for dry irritated eyes with help from supercomputing

Gazing into computer screens for hours contributes to millions of people suffering from dry eye syndrome. Backed by supercomputing, Finnish researchers suggest better eye drop treatment.

The science behind a cycling victory

When Danish cyclist Jonas Vingegaard triumphed in the 2022 edition of the world’s largest cycling event, the Tour de France, supercomputing played a part. Wind tunnel trials helped his Jumbo Visma team optimize aerodynamics.

Mapping Europe’s wind energy resource

In a world craving renewable and zero-carbon energy, the economic and societal importance of wind power has become huge.

Enabling researchers to reuse sensitive biomedical data

CSC has recently developed new services for sensitive data management for research so that data from more patients can be shared and analysed to fast-track discoveries.

Supercomputing takes cancer research to a new level

While a variety of genetic factors are known to play major roles in relation to cancer, the specific pathways still largely remain to be discovered. This is the main scope of computational biology.

Applying virtual reality technology to improve body image

Researchers in the BODYinTRANSIT project are studying how Body Transformation Experiences (BTE), or perceptual illusions of body change, can be engineered, to create the illusion of being something different than what they are in reality.

Empowerment through e-learning

Within six weeks after the introduction of COVID-19 lockdowns in March 2020, university education in Sri Lanka returned in a digital format.

Morocco boosts scientific connectivity

A new circuit improves the possibilities for Moroccan researchers to participate in international collaborations such as the high-energy physics experiment ATLAS and the undersea neutrino telescope ANTARES.

Pandemic has changed the role of teachers

The move to e-learning triggered by COVID-19 lockdowns has created new opportunities but also meant additional stress for tertiary education teachers in the United Kingdom.

Austria gearing up for the quantum age

A collaborative project is building network infrastructure capable of transmitting quantum information.

Digital twins help prepare for climate change

A new European initiative, Destination Earth, will use models of Earth sub-systems to assist authorities in preparing for extreme weather events related to climate change.

Digital classes help Thailand cope with COVID

Efforts to advance distance learning in Thailand got off to a jump start, as the COVID-19 pandemic hit by spring 2020 thanks to a collaboration to deploy Zoom.