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I already posted this on Facebook, but this is too cool not to share elsewhere.


Problem: How do you determine the molecular structure of viruses like AIDS, which involves complex, changing geometry?

Solution: Create a geometry game (Foldit) and outsource the problem to GAMERS! Then publish the results in Nature.

Win!
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Hmm, for some reason the link wasn't added to this post. Here:

http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2011/09/19/pc-gamers-save-the-world-a-bit/
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Last week, I had a paper accepted at the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.  This acceptance is good for me, as JPSP is one of the more prestigious journals in my field.  However, given how grueling the review proc...
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I have been reading recently about the philosophy of science, which has got me thinking about the scientific method, both as it's taught in most psychology classes and as it's commonly practiced in psychology. Basically, I think the version of the scientific method that is usually taught in ...
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Diederik Stapel and the frequency of scientific shenanigans. On August 27, two junior researchers working with the Dutch social psychologist Diederik Stapel at Tilburg University contacted a universit...
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