New Online Game Helps Solve Medical Mysteries
Friday, September 30, 2011
Using a game called Foldit, gamers build enzyme models that may be crucial to understanding how many diseases do their damage. Scientists couldn’t solve the crystal structure of the M-PMV retroviral protease for more than 10 years. Gamers solved it in 10 days. Zoran Popovic is one of the conceptual designers of Foldit - a kind of 3 dimensional Tetris.