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Genome Biol. 2011 Dec 28;12(12):135. doi: 10.1186/gb-2011-12-12-135.

Games with a scientific purpose.

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Department of Molecular and Experimental Medicine, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA.

Abstract

The protein folding game Foldit shows that games are an effective way to recruit, engage and organize ordinary citizens to help solve difficult scientific problems.

PMID:
22204700
PMCID:
PMC3334605
DOI:
10.1186/gb-2011-12-12-135
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