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 The Heart of the Penguin

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"Today, right now, research is taking place to learn just what triggers a fibrillation, with the hope that perhaps such events can be shut down before they even get started. One such research program is taking place at the University of Alabama, Birmingham (UAB), where the effects of electrical fields on human heart tissue are observed not in a gory lab, but rather in the confines of a Beowulf cluster of servers running Linux. "

 (Submitted by Noel Mon Jun 10, 2002 )


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