Hank tells us how some gamers are outperforming sophisticated computer programs to help solve the puzzle of protein folding and to assist scientists in finding better treatments for HIV/AIDS, cancer, and Alzheimer's.
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Play Foldit! http://fold.it/portal/
Read more about the Foldit project:
Foldit Gamers Solve AIDS Puzzle That Baffled Scientists for a Decade - http://techland.time.com/2011/09/19/foldit-gamers-solve-aids-puzzle-that-baffled-scientists-for-decade/
Foldit Gamers Solve Riddle of HIV Enzyme within 3 weeks - https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/foldit-gamers-solve-riddle/