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A virus like HIV needs a protein to multiply. Find how that protein is created, and you take a step toward stopping it. The problem is so complex even computers couldn't figure it out. So University of Washington scientists created a video game. It required players to figure out the protein structure. The winning team found a solution in just 10 days.
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