Posts tagged ‘online gamer’

September 22nd, 2011

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.”