|11-24-2005, 01:23 AM||#1|
Rock n' Roll Doggie
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: back home again in Indiana
Local Time: 12:41 AM
Fight AIDS with your computer
Usually I avoid posting in this forum like the plague, but I thought this was important.
At Scripps a professor is trying to use a computer program to find ways to make new anti-HIV drugs using the virus's molecular structure. It takes a huge amount of computer resources, and here's where you come in. There's software you can download that runs a program to help do this on your computer, and it sends the results to Scripps. Basically the more people involved, the more computing power that is available, and the faster the research is done.
Here's a news article that probably explains it better than I...
and here's a FAQ on the project (and also where you can download the software)
...and this is the part where I start doubting if this is the right forum. I guess someone can move it if it's not...
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