Subject Re: [IBO] OT:Cancer Research
Author Brian Nuckels
Kind of like the SETI concept. Interestingly, again off topic, there have
been a lot of "supercomputers" built in recent years which consist of
highly specialized networks of individual PC's. Many of these have been
built with Linux.

At 08:52 PM 4/5/2001 +0100, you wrote:

>If you go to you can download a 'screen saver' that uses your
>spare machine cycles to run a cancer research program for Oxford University.
>Apparently if run on a super-computer it would take longer than the rest of
>the researchers lives. By splitting it up into little parcels and sending
>it out to millions of PCs over the net it can be done a lot faster.