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skeptic dosent get how folding helps, help me help him!

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nerdlogic

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Proteins fold. It's part of nature. When they mis-fold, it causes diseases like cancer and stuff. Stanford is studying how proteins fold, why they mis-fold, and how to get proteins to fold properly, thus curing diseases. This is how it helps.
 

Zoilo

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Oh, and you can also add that the reson it's distributed computing is because there's no super computer that can process all of the information on its own.