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In 2011, people playing Foldit, an online puzzle game about protein folding, resolved the structure of an enzyme that causes an Aids-like disease in monkeys. Researchers had been working on the problem for 13 years. The gamers solved it in 3 weeks.

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Worldwide Protein Data Bank commemorates 2014 - the International Year of Crystallography - with 12 calendar images!

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Stunning interactive model of the HIV Virus from the RCSB Protein Data Bank

Stunning interactive model of the HIV Virus from the RCSB Protein Data Bank | Amazing Science

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The acetylcholine receptor is having a party! (RCSB Protein Data Bank - RCSB PDB - 2BG9 Structure Summary)