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Screensaver aids cancer fight

Rob Harper harper at ebi.ac.uk
Tue Apr 3 04:07:26 EST 2001

A computer screensaver is launched on Tuesday that will help scientists find
a cure for cancer.

The project - a collaboration between Oxford University and an American
technology company - hopes to reach millions of home computers around the

And if successful, the British-designed software could accelerate research
into new cancer drugs by several years.

The screensaver can be downloaded free from United Devices - the company
behind the Seti at home project - which uses unused computing power to search
the skies for extraterrestrial life.

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