Two guests are on the show tonight to talk about ways YOU can help COVID-19 research. Dr. Scott Wright, K0MD, will be here to talk about how plasma donations can help with a project he is overseeing at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota. To learn more about Scott's project, visit https://www.uscovidplasma.org/
Sam Rose, KC2LRC, will be here to talk about Folding@Home, a way to help researchers make virtual molecular models of proteins to better understand diseases. Folding@Home has shifted all their distributive computing resources to COVID-19 research. Learn how you can install a simple program on your computer(s) to donate use of the processors in the background to help find a treatment. To join the Folding@Home team, go to foldingathome.org, and join group 59515, Clarkson University. Other groups you might be interested in joining include AMSAT (69710), Do Something Amateur Radio Club (258065), Amateur Radio - HAMS (72200), Amateur Radio Community (254089), Amateur Radio Operators for the Cure (262934), Amateur Radio Science Team (43146), Central Coast Amateur Radio Club VK2AFY (262870), Ham Radio Operators (341), Larry's List: KC Metro Ham Radio (254950), or N18 - HAM Radio Operators from Recklinghausen/Oer-Erkenschwick (258747). After you join a group, be sure to get a passkey.
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