Check out some of the games being used in serious scientific research, education, and treatment.
By The Scientist Staff | January 3, 2013
In the game Foldit, players solve protein structures by shaking, wiggling, and generally rearranging chains of amino acids into their optimal, lowest-energy configurations.
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By Jef Akst
After nearly two dozen cases of the deadly disease, Africa’s most populous country appears to have stopped the virus in its tracks.
Taking multiple courses of common antibiotics before the age of 2 increases a child’s risk of obesity.
By Various Researchers
Using the latest technologies, researchers are constructing novel prosthetic devices to restore vision in the blind.
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