Exploring science is typically characterized by a lot of puzzles, frustrations or even failures. This weblog is mainly intended to record my working, thinking and knowledge acquisitions. I expect that some reflection would refresh my mind from time to time, and motivate me to move further, and hopefully give me a better view about even changing the landscape of bioinformatics.
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Monday, November 8, 2010
Next Generation Blast
Copied from my LinkedIn message board.
1000x faster BLASTX?
What would a 100 to 1000x speed up on BLASTX mean to your research project. No special hardware. No supercomputer. No Joke. One US-based genome center is already using the speed up to enable their huge metagenomics project. The question is, who else has a project that could benefit from this ability? I'd be thankful for your ideas.