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The Crowd Takes On the Computer

By | May 1, 2014

Gangs of nonexperts are outperforming science’s best efforts at automating biological problem solving.


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Gamers Solve RNA Structures

By | January 28, 2014

An online competition gives citizen scientists a chance to design RNA molecules to generate a target structure.


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Games for Science

By | January 1, 2013

Scientists are using video games to tap the collective intelligence of people around the world, while doctors and educators are turning to games to treat and teach.


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Gaming with Autism

By | January 1, 2013

Screen-based technologies show promise for autism intervention—but research is still needed to evaluate both the benefits and the possible negative effects.


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Playing With Ecology

By | July 12, 2012

A card game based on interacting species aims to get children interested in real plants and animals.


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Video Gamers Help Solve Disease

By | December 20, 2011

The collective intelligence of thousands of video game players is helping researchers understand the regulation of more than 500 different disease genes.


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