Can I use results from the Folding@Home website?

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In summary, the conversation discusses the downloading of the Folding@home program and the availability of resulting papers or scientific data. The distribution rules for published papers are mentioned and it is suggested to access them through libraries.
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hello :

downloading folding at home program , and some questions came to my mind :

can the user of the program download the resulting paper or the scientific outcome or data free of charge ?

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Some of the papers can be accessed from the Folding@home website: https://foldingathome.org/papers-results/

The distribution rules for published papers vary by the publication in which the paper appears. Due to these rules, a public web-source of each paper may not be immediately available. If full version is not linked below or available elsewhere on the Internet (Google Scholar can be helpful for this), most, if not all of these publications are freely available at a local municipal or collegial library. Note these articles are written for fellow scientists, so the contents are fairly technical.
 
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Related to Can I use results from the Folding@Home website?

1. Can I use results from the Folding@Home website for commercial purposes?

No, the results from the Folding@Home website are intended for non-commercial use only.

2. How do I properly cite results from the Folding@Home website?

If you use results from the Folding@Home website in your research or publications, please cite the original publication or source of the data.

3. Can I modify the results from the Folding@Home website?

No, you cannot modify the results from the Folding@Home website without proper permission from the authors or owners of the data.

4. Are the results from the Folding@Home website reliable?

Yes, the results from the Folding@Home website are reliable. The calculations and simulations are performed by a large network of volunteer computers and are validated by the scientific community.

5. Can I share the results from the Folding@Home website with others?

Yes, you can share the results from the Folding@Home website with others as long as you properly cite the original source of the data. However, you cannot share any modified or manipulated results without proper permission.

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