A new online game, Foldit,
allows players to map proteins, and it isn't just fun- it may be useful in AIDS research.
From the article:
Proteins are extremely complex organic compounds that everything is made of, and an enzyme is a particular type of protein.
The enzyme the gamers were presented with is called M-PMV retroviral protease - an enzyme that plays a key role in the development of a virus similar to HIV.
He will come again with glory to judge the living and the dead. His kingdom will have no end.
And if I seem a little strange, well, that's because I am