[Linux-aus] Linux & Malaria?
mlh at zipworld.com.au
Thu Jan 19 08:54:02 UTC 2006
On Thu, Jan 19, 2006 at 01:40:37AM +1100, Donna Benjamin wrote:
> Hey does any one know if Linux is being used in the biotech field -
> specifically in research around curing/preventing/treating Malaria?
DDT  is highly effective in preventing Malaria, and one of the
manufacturers (Bayer AG) is a big user of Linux.
In fact, at a guess, chemical and pharmaceutical companies
generally would be big users of linux for supercomputing.
Not a direct link, but something to go on perhaps.
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