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Advances in Computer Simulation are Crucial to Future for U.S. Science and Engineering, New Report Shows

April 22, 2009

engineering graph A new report underscores the importance of computer modeling and simulation in advancing science and engineering, and finds that the U.S. no longer leads in all aspects of this discipline. Full Story

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