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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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