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  • How Pixar’s cartoon cheese led to a smarter view of science

    CNET News - 01/29/2018

    Iwasa isn’t the only scientist using cutting-edge animation techniques to train the next generation of researchers looking for cures to HIV, dengue virus and Ebola. Teams from the University of Washington in Seattle and Northeastern University in Boston run Foldit, a crowdsourced computer game in which hundreds of thousands of players, a mixture of those with science backgrounds and people interested in science in general, solve 3D puzzles to help scientists understand protein folding.

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