Gamers Scientific Problem Solving Blog
How did gamers use the computer game Foldit to solve the protein folding mystery?
Somehow, the game allowed them to create a model of the AIDS virus.
Who can particpate in this problem solving and be a player in Foldit?
Anyone who can slove critical thinking skills.
What can critical thinking do for science?
It can allow scientists to see skills from people who can help them with the horrible problem of the STD AIDS.
If you could solve a mystery through gaming for any kind of disease or illness in the world, what would it be?
I would choose Cancer. I know that there are disease and illnesses like AIDS, Swine Flu, and all sorts of the horrible disease but if we can cure Cancer, then we can cure anything! I also got to know Cancer personally. My grandmother who was an angel, died because of the horrible Cancer. I don't want people to lose their loved ones, and people have lived for a good amount of time with AIDS and other horrible diseases, but not many people have Cancer live very long.