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May 1, 2009

fold it... protein folding puzzles to help our computer overlords understand us better

Foldit :: "We’re collecting data to find out if humans' pattern-recognition and puzzle-solving abilities make them more efficient than existing computer programs at pattern-folding tasks. If this turns out to be true, we can then teach human strategies to computers and fold proteins faster than ever!"

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Thank you so much for sharing this Ze, even though i cannot seem to wrap my mind around folding proteins for fun (and profit ??)
the t-shirt contest made me smile (more than once) ; ) ::


Posted by: Lynne at May 2, 2009 12:28 AM

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