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Join the PS3Blog Folding@Home Team

Come join our Folding@Home Team
The Team Number is 55054

Click Here for our Folding@Home Team Website

Here is another website to check our stats.

It’s very simple to join our team. Once you’ve launched Life With PlayStation, hold square and select Folding@home. Press the triangle button to bring up the Options, select “Current Channel”, and then select “Identity”. Here you can change your donor name, which I suggest doing. If not it defaults to PS3. After that select “Join an exiting team” and enter’s team number 55054. And that’s it, your now part of the team. To get more points on your PS3, choose the advanced option in the settings.

Here is a nice option for people that use the remote play option of the PS3. Just start remote play and start the Folding@home app. Then you can turn off your PSP, and the folding@home app will continue. Then when you try to connect again via remote play you will get the folding@home screen. From there you can go back to XMB if you wish.

Even PC users can join the team. I have my work PC running the folding@home software as well. You can download the PC version here.

For those who are yet unfamiliar with the term, Folding@Home is a project which was started by researchers from Stanford University. The project involves the study of protein folding which has been thought to be the root of diseases such as Alzheimer s Disease, Parkinson s Disease, Huntington’s Disease, cystic fibrosis, and some types of cancer. The aim of the project is to help the researchers to build models and simulations of these proteins by lending them some CPU power and a bit of bandwidth.

My Donor name is xBerserker