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Posted by | Posted in Geek Stuff | Posted on 19-10-2008

“If I had a penny (or someone joined my F@H team) for every time I heard that…”

Something that I’ve been a part of for a few weeks now is a project called Folding@Home. What it basically entails is the (minor) use of your PC in order to do some mathmatical calculations. These calculations are aimed at helping scientists run simulations on proteins, in order to help them identify the causes of various genetic diseases, such as Alzheimers Disease. In the words of the F@H homepage:

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