Video Games Aid Scientific Research

There have been several video games over the years that have utilized gamers to help scientists understand cellular and molecular interactions. Now there’s a game that models the structure of RNA as it moves around cells, which could help lead scientists create new drugs (or start the zombie apocalypse, as one of the high-scorers of the game points out). But it’s a pretty interesting take on scientific inquiry, and it seems to be a very effective one. So go play EteRNA  and help science out!


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