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What does the screen saver look like when OpenZika is running?

Here is a video of the OpenZika screen saver:

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What does the screen saver show?

The right portion of the screen saver shows both the target protein and drug candidate molecules, depicted as a collection of small spheres that represent the atoms of each molecule. These are the specific molecules that your device is currently working on. The left portion of the screen saver shows a rendering of the Zika virus.

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What does the progress bar in the screen saver represent?

The progress bar, towards the bottom of the screen saver, represents approximately how much of the current task your device has processed. When it reaches 100%, the computation is complete and the results will then be sent back to World Community Grid, where they will be packaged and delivered to the OpenZika researchers.

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What do the small spheres in the screen saver represent?

The small spheres represent the atoms in both the target protein molecule and candidate molecule currently being processed by your device.

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What does the UFG logo in the screen saver represent?

The logo represents Universidade Federal de Goiás which is a public federal institution of higher education for teaching and research, associated with the Ministry of Education, in Brazil.

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Where may I download pictures of the OpenZika graphics?

A screenshot of the project graphics is available for download in the following resolutions:

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