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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Harold Varmus, a former NIH director, says that proposed reductions to the agency's budget are worrisome.
The Genome 10K project is to sequence about 10,000 vertebrate genomes, including ones of endangered species, Digital Trends reports.
The new Coalition to Save NIH Funding aims to educate lawmakers and the public on the significance of biomedical research.
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