Folding@home

Folding@home uses your excess computing power to help scientists at Standford and universities around the world to better understand and find cures for diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Huntington’s, and many forms of cancer. This means that from home, you can run a small program in the background on your computer that will contribute towards curing cancer – at no cost to you beyond your regular computer usage!

You can find more information here about:

  • the science behind protein folding and it’s link to various diseases
  • how you can help
  • download and run the program
  • help with getting started.

If you decide to join the cause and put your wasted computer resources to a good use, you can join the new WCCS team by inserting our team ID (224373) into your client when prompted!