CIN: Linux Tackles Deadly SARS Virus
Apr 16, 2003, 20:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"With the help of a cluster of PCs running Linux, Canadian
researchers have made a major breakthrough in tackling the deadly
"The scientists, at the Genome Sciences Centre at the British
Columbia Cancer Agency in Vancouver, used a 232-node Linux cluster
to uncover the genetic sequence of the coronavirus believed to be
responsible for SARS.
"The sequence was completed earlier this week, using one
millionth of a gram of purified genetic material from Canadian
patients with the virus, supplied by Canada's National Microbiology
Lab in Winnipeg..."