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March 16, 2007

PS3 for science

From CNet News:
http://news.com.com/2300-1043_3-6167448-1.html?tag=cnetfd.mt

"Beginning March 23, PlayStation 3 users will be able to connect their consoles online to Stanford University's Folding@home project, allowing researchers to tap into the machines' substantial processing power as they study a process called protein folding. A principal objective of the research is to better understand not only the process of protein folding--the folding of protein strands into the three-dimensional molecules that determine their biological function--but how incorrectly folded proteins lead to serious diseases such as cancer, Parkinson's and Alzheimer's."

For more details and to participate:
Folding@Home Homepage

Posted by undergrad at March 16, 2007 11:42 AM

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ps3 is very good . i like it very much

Posted by: Luge at April 23, 2007 5:52 AM