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beer1982
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24 Jul 2014, 12:01 am

How many in here run folding@home?

I do myself and have a rank of ~1200.

To those of you who do not know folding@home then it is a computer semulation of protiens and how they miss fold. Missfolding of protiens can lead to Alzheimer's disease, Huntington's disease, cancer and many more.

See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Folding@home for more information



auntblabby
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24 Jul 2014, 1:44 am

I like how scientists can take millions of PCs and combine them into one virtual supercomputer. :idea:



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01 Apr 2020, 7:14 pm

I have started in the last week or so, and the number of donors of computer time has been increasing a bit like C-19 infections, giving a distributed supercomputer u[ there with the biggest of them.



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01 Apr 2020, 11:20 pm

my puter is prolly too old and slow for running both that and what i normally do.