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Online Gamers Solve Molecular Puzzle!

Posted in Science with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on September 21, 2011 by Marco

Online gamers from around the globe worked together to figure out the detailed molecular structure of a protein-cutting enzyme from an AIDS-like virus found in rhesus monkey.  The puzzle of this retrovirus stumped scientists for over a decade before being solved by online gamers in under ten days.

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