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    Registered User qdabean's Avatar
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    Question [Answered] What is Folding@Home?


    Hi there. I'm a brand spanking new PS3 owner and was wondering if some kind soul can tell me what the heck this Folding Home thing I see on my PS3. I have yet installed it because I'm not sure what it is.

    Thanks.

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    Junior Member Shadowstitch's Avatar
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    well its connected to a university who uses ur ps3 to help find cures to all kinds of diseases, not exactly how it works though.

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    Registered User wicked insanity's Avatar
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    you download a work unit from Stanford University and your PS3 emulates and records the results of varying protein folds. The idea behind it is too help fines cures for diseases. Check out the officail website below for an FAQ is your unsure about anything

    http://www.stanford.edu/group/pandegroup/folding/FAQ-PS3.html