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I keep seeing posts about "folding" on a computer. Can someone fill me in what this means?
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post #2 of 10
Hello.

It is Protein Folding.

You can read about it Here.
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LOL. This can't be serious.
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post #4 of 10
It is.
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post #5 of 10
Very serious
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post #6 of 10
I have a feeling a lot of people will put this thread in their sig XD
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You know when you do the laundry and you don't want your shirts to have wrinkles?
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post #8 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by djk11 View Post
You know when you do the laundry and you don't want your shirts to have wrinkles?
precisely
    
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post #9 of 10
Folding is cool for us geeks, but as a biology/computer science major I can say that most of the papers that have come out relating to F@H are mostly compsci-related. The actual contribution to medicine so far can be described as minimal.
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post #10 of 10
folding is very serious..
lotta people do it.. lotta money spent on it
    
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