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Model of a protein as seen in Foldit
In an experiment called CASP9, scientists were struggling to map the structure of M-PMV, a protein involved in a virus that causes a form of simian Aids. In that experiment and others, the search had been going on for more than a decade. But the solution was not found by a laboratory but the players of an online puzzle game.
Glow in the dark kitten.
Kittens that glow in the dark with resistance to disease have been created by scientists searching for a cure for Aids.