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“Computer Game Could Help Cure Diseases”

UW CSE’s Zoran Popovic talks with NPR’s David Green about Foldit.¬† As we have reported previously, Foldit is a game in which players compete at protein folding (as improbable as that sounds!). ¬† The results give researchers new approaches as they seek to cure diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.

The interview (4:33 audio with transcript) is here.

See earlier news coverage  here.

September 17, 2010