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Now you can help fight cancer simply by playing video games on your PlayStation 3. Researchers at Stanford University have teamed up with Sony on the distributed computing project Folding@Home. Watch the video to learn how this works.

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  1. reminds me of Seti@home (see [url=http://setiathome.berkeley.edu/]http://setiathome.berkeley.edu/[/url] ). Will grid computing finally break through?
    For good examples, also see [url=http://www.grid.org/home.htm]http://www.grid.org/home.htm[/url]

  2. Well, if all PS3 users participate it will have a huge impact… The people of Sony Netherlands hadn’t heard of the initiative yet though. And the Folding@Home icon also wasn’t visible in the Dutch PS3 selection menu. Perhaps it will be introduced here later….