e-Newsletter Issue 52
The 2014 NCHC HPC Conference on Climate Change and Disaster Prevention
NCHC Showcases Its R&D Achievements at ISC14
OpenStreetMap: The Power of the People!
Differences in Computing Virtualization
Supercomputers Help Doctors Find New Cancer Treatments

Cancer is the number one cause of premature death in Taiwan. It causes twice the number of deaths than the number two cause– heart disease. Cancerous tumors are very complicated and can be caused by many different variables including an individual’s genetic background or their coming into contact with cancer-causing agents like radiation or viral infections. Moreover, tumors located at the same place or on the same organ in different cancer patients often vary greatly.