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Monday, November 2, 2009

Care to contribute to science? ...Play!

Discover Fold It:

a free game that allows its users to contribute to the evolution of science and thereof to the discovery of new medication and ways to cure sicknesses as harsh as cancer, HIV and the likes... Interested?

The game can be downloaded for free on www.fold.it, and is available for Win, Linux and Mac users alike. Supported by big names like Microsoft and Adobe, this game was created by the University of Washington's Computer Science and Engineering department and the department of Biochemistry.

Another good use of the open source strategy that draws from the collective brain power of humanity, this game offers us much to hope for. With a smart and easy tutorial, anyone can dig in and become an expert in protein folding, compete and have fun for the greater good. Simply put "solve puzzles for science".



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