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Submission + - Foldit: Innovative Biology for Gamers (

grrlscientist writes: Guessing how a protein will fold up based on its DNA sequence is often too complex for even the most powerful computer programs. Now biochemists and computer scientists at my alma mater, the University of Washington, have collaborated to create Foldit, a free online computer game where online gamers and citizen scientists do the work.
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Foldit: Innovative Biology for Gamers

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