WHY WE NEED YOUFolding@home is a project focused on disease research. The problems we’re solving require so many computer calculations – and we need your help to find the cures!
FIGHT DISEASES TOGETHER WITH US.The Folding@home software allows you to share your unused computer power with us – so that we can research even more potential cures
Folding refers to the way human protein folds in the cells that make up your body. We rely on the proteins to keep us healthy and they assemble themselves by folding. But when they misfold, there can be serious consequences to a person’s health.
The Folding@home software runs while you do other things. While you are going about your everyday activities, your computer will be working to help us find cures for diseases like…
I have been running this software on and off for a few years now, mainly on my desktop PC which runs most of the day.
Details are here from wikipedia and twitter if you want to get involved: