Gamers Crack AIDS Enzyme Puzzle

by Max Andrews

It’s quite an interesting read. You’ll see the interesting twist on the role of persons and intelligence in science. ┬áHere’s my favorite except:

“We wanted to see if human intuition could succeed where automated methods had failed,” Firas Khatib of the university’s biochemistry lab said in a press release. “The ingenuity of game players is a formidable force that, if properly directed, can be used to solve a wide range of scientific problems.”

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