Ever find yourself itching to play an online game but feel as though spending hours in front of Farmville just isn’t advancing human scientific exploration and discovery fast enough?
Well, here are 6 sites that have fairly fun games all created by research universities to solve complex problems using the best processor ever made- the human brain!
“By playing EteRNA, you will participate in creating the first large-scale library of synthetic RNA designs.”
“[All the puzzles in Foldit are about] predicting the structure of a protein based on its amino acid sequence.”
“Though it may appear to be just a game, Phylo is actually a framework for harnessing the computing power of mankind to solve a common problem; Multiple Sequence Alignments.”