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The Protein Folding Problem, 50 Years On


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#1 road-runner

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 06:03 PM

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 06:20 PM

Yeah, I remember reading a good article on FoldIt via Wired a few issues ago. Which reminds me, I should check that out...

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 06:20 PM

thats awesome! My GFs dad has Alzheimers My Father has Cancer my Step father has Cancer. and thats just my Immediate family. not to mention Grandparents and Aunts and Uncles friends and friends of the family :foldon:

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 06:43 PM

thats awesome! My GFs dad has Alzheimers My Father has Cancer my Step father has Cancer. and thats just my Immediate family. not to mention Grandparents and Aunts and Uncles friends and friends of the family :foldon:


I think we all have some relatives with disease or have lost some to it, I know I have its why I have been doing some kind of distributed computing medical research in hope of helping finding a cure someday...

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 06:48 PM

^ I started way before having known anyone with cancer or a related disease.

However, now that my fiancée has a disease where she is prone to brain cancer, folding mode has been kicked into high gear.

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Posted 29 November 2012 - 06:49 AM

Yea, my dad has been fighting cancer for few years now, and my uncle just went though a series of treatments as well,, both my granpa's died of cancer as well :(
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Posted 29 November 2012 - 10:17 AM

Anyone notice the Ranks on the Folding Sigs all say 1st?

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Posted 29 November 2012 - 10:27 AM

Because we're all the best here at OCC. :lol:

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Posted 29 November 2012 - 11:38 AM

Because we're all the best here at OCC. :lol:

what courses you taking there in Jax?

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Posted 29 November 2012 - 12:21 PM

what courses you taking there in Jax?


Next semester I've got calculus for business, physics third class in a row, love physics), English, and anthropology. I need to select another two classes (looking at computer apps for business and intro to business).

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Posted 29 November 2012 - 05:50 PM

Good stuff, proteins
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Posted 29 November 2012 - 08:14 PM

Oops.

Edited by l33t p1mp, 29 November 2012 - 08:15 PM.

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