Thursday, September 22, 2011

Online gamers crack AIDS enzyme puzzle

It's fascinating how the minds of gamers work.  According to a recent story on Yahoo News in their plugged-in/games section, online gamers were asked to assist with the cracking of a puzzle of an enzyme an AIDS-like virus that has baffled scientists of about ten years.  As published last Sunday in the scientific journal, Nature Structural & Molecular Biology, gamers and scientists co-authored an article detailed the account of this breakthrough.  Read more on Yahoo News here.
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