A new software update for Sony's PlayStation 3 will signal the end of the system's support for Folding@Home, the distributed protein-folding project led by Vijay Pande's group at Stanford.
According to a Sony blog post, the 4.30 update for PS3, scheduled for rollout in November, will not offer the Life with PlayStation application that included the Folding@Home client.
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