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22 May 2008
Link of the day: Get people to do your research for you by playing video games
We've seen SETI@Home and other distributed computing projects that borrow computing power. We've also seen scientists have users identify CAPTCHA images for their research. Now, the next level, some people have developed a video game that somehow simultaneously entertains the user while solving protein folding problems. The Science Daily article has more details.