Ohio Supercomputer Center

Established in 1987, the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) is a partner of Ohio universities and industries that provides a high performance computing, research, cyberinfrastructure, and computational science education services. OSC works with a statewide/regional community, including education, academic research, industry, and state government. The Center's research programs are primarily aligned with three of several key areas of research identified by the state to be well positioned for growth and success: biosciences, advanced materials and energy/environment. OSC is supported by the Ohio General Assembly and through the Ohio Board of Regents with funding in the state operating and capital budgets. OSC is situated on the West Campus of The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, United States.


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PCB contamination in Icelandic orcas: A matter of diet

A new study from McGill University suggests that some Icelandic killer whales have very high concentrations of PCBs (polychlorinated biphenyls) in their blubber. But it seems that other orcas from the same population have ...

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Transforming atmospheric carbon into industrially useful materials

Plants are unparalleled in their ability to capture CO2 from the air, but this benefit is temporary, as leftover crops release carbon back into the atmosphere, mostly through decomposition. Researchers have proposed a more ...