Small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are ideal capturing devices for high-resolution urban 3D reconstructions using multi-view stereo. Nevertheless, practical considerations such as safety usually mean that access to the scan target is often only available for a short amount of time, especially in urban environments.

An international team of scientists, including KAUST high performance computing experts and astronomers from the Paris Observatory and the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ), in collaboration with NVIDIA, is taking the search for habitable planets and observation of first epoch galaxies to the next level.
Representatives from the KAUST Computational Bioscience Research Center (CBRC), King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), King Saud University (KSU), Taibah University, National Guard Health Affairs (NGHA) and the Saudi Arabia Ministry of Health (MOH) met on October 1 to iron out details of a national initiative to fight infectious diseases.
The European Conference on Computational Biology (ECCB) is one of the most important conferences in the field of bioinformatics and computational biology.  Held in a different European city annually, this year's conference will take place in the historic city of Athens, Greece on September 8-12, 2018.