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Supercomputers Recruited To Hunt For Clues To A COVID-19 Treatment

Scientists hope a machine can do what a person can't: Quickly analyze every physical and chemical aspect of the coronavirus and sift through the world's drugs for subtle clues that might prove useful.
Researchers at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory are using supercomputers to calculate which drugs may help in the fight against the coronavirus. Source: Carlos Jones

The federal government is now adding supercomputers to its toolset in the hunt for ways to stop COVID-19.

According to an announcement by President Trump Sunday, a newly established COVID-19 High Performance will bring together industry, academic institutions and federal laboratories to try to identify or create candidate compounds that might prevent or treat a coronavirus infection.

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