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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