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Guangzhou Science Center robot competition

As an advisor to the Guangzhou Science Center I occasionally have to go there and do some work. This time I was one of their judges for a local robot competition. There were 2 categories, non-programmable robots for younger students and programmable robots for older students. All teams received a sheet of 2mm thick heavy duty cardboard for their chassis and a kit from DAGU that included:

Folding@home

Hi All,

I was wondering if any of you had ever heard of folding at home? What it is is a website where Stanford university are using the power of distributed computing to 'fold' proteins and ultimately help to solve diseases such as Alzheimer's, Huntingdon's and Parkinson's disease. 

http://folding.stanford.edu/