Is That PS3 Gonna Help Cure Cancer? Actually, It Could ...

"What's that $600 PlayStation 3 really good for? Well, besides playing games and getting gamers into arguments, according to a new program from Sony, it might just help cure some major diseases.

Sony Computer Entertainment America announced Thursday (March 15) that by the end of this month, PS3 users will be able to link their PS3s to Stanford University's Folding@Home project, a seven-year-old endeavor that harnesses computers around the world to perform complex computations needed in the research of proteins. [...]"

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