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FoldIt HD

FoldIt is a mind-bending puzzle game that will test your intelligence and visualization skills.Imagine that you have a single sheet of paper. You...

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Scientists pleasantly 'shocked' by skills of Foldit gamers

How gamers devised state-of-the-art algorithms playing Foldit, a protein-folding game that has advanced HIV, cancer, and Alzheimer's research.

By November 7, 2011

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Foldit game leads to AIDS research breakthrough

Gamers help biochemists understand the structure of a protein that is key to the growth of HIV in about 10 days.

By September 19, 2011

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In Foldit, gamers take on protein challenges

Almost 60,000 people around the world have played Foldit, a game much like Tetris that involves folding proteins to tackle problems in medicine such as disabling the flu virus.

By August 4, 2010

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Play game to fight AIDS, cancer, Alzheimer's

Foldit is a SETI@home-like project for protein mapping in which humans are the computers and disease-fighting research becomes a game.

By October 24, 2008