22 Mar 2013

Digital addicts contribute to scientific research on protein folding

foldit'Foldit' is a multiplayer online game developed by molecular biologists enabling people to play competitivelyto fold the best proteins. The question is, can human players really help computers fold proteins? Humans have great pattern recognition and puzzle-solving abilities, which can be developed into algorithms for computer programs. So if you like to play 'Angry Birds' and like science, why not play 'Foldit' instead? See more at: http://fold.it/portal/info/about
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