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Tuesday August 29, 2006 11:00 am
Folding@Home for Playstation 3
Remember SETI (Search for Extra Terrestrial Life) from college? Students on college campuses, and people from home, all across the country interconnected through the World Wide Web searched for alien life through the magic of distributed computing. Well, Folding@Home (FAH) is another distributed computing application, but for molecular simulation - specifically, protein folding - and it will be available for the Playstation 3. Using the potential of the Cell processor will allow for capabilities only possible before from supercomputers. Additionally, technologies in the new RSX graphics processor in the PS3 allow for real time graphical representation of the folding process.
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