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Supercomputer models virus

Discussion in 'Science' started by npc, Mar 16, 2006.

  1. npc

    npc New Member

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    http://www.nature.com/news/2006/060313/full/060313-4.html

    I think this is an amazing thing to do. Now if only we had the computing power to simulate a bacterium!
     
  2. Petrel

    Petrel New Member

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    I've got my computer running [email protected] Well, I have four processors running it, actually! It's a distributed computing program that models protein folding. BaptistBoard has a folding team, the thread is here. I'm folding for a different team, but if anyone isn't already donating spare processor cycles this is a good thing to sign up for.

    Nowhere near as cool as a whole virus, but you've got to start somewhere!
     
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