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Folding @home - Fighting disease with citizen science

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Joined forces to donate our unused computer power to help uncover the mysteries of protein folding and fight diseases
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Joined forces to donate our unused computer power to help uncover the mysteries of protein folding and fight diseases.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Help Stanford University scientists studying Alzheimer's, Huntington's, Parkinson's and many cancers by simply running a piece of software on your computer. The research requires computers to crunch a lot of numbers and your unused computer power can help do that. Join the world's largest distributed supercomputer. (This citizen science project and the research behind it is the work of Prof Vijay Pande and his team)

Related Learn Chemistry resources:

http://www.rsc.org/learn-chemistry/resource/res00000425/testing-for-enzymes

http://www.rsc.org/learn-chemistry/resource/res00000657/catalase

http://www.rsc.org/learn-chemistry/resource/res00000057/chemistry-of-the-oceans

http://www.rsc.org/learn-chemistry/resource/res00000471/microbes-milk-and-enzymes-resources