Gamers Succeed Where Scientists Couldn't

After trying for more than a decade to create a computer model for a protein key to the reproduction of HIV, scientists turned to online gamers, who completed the task in three weeks. What do you think?

  • “Part of me wonders if Freddie Mercury would still be with us if they had brought this problem to Pong users in the '70s.”

    Mike Grebleck –
    Souvenir Repairman

  • “It wouldn't kill those scientists to spring for a couple cases of Mountain Dew for this.”

    Carol Shelton –
    Architect

  • “I bet they used cheats.”

    Ned Carlton –
    Margarine Maker

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