Games Proving Useful as Tools for Teaching Bioinformatics Concepts, Engaging Broad Communities | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – In the year 2032, a virus has been unleashed on an unsuspecting populace and it is spreading fast. In the midst of this pandemic, an advanced research laboratory has recruited a team of scientists to investigate the origins of the virulent virus and figure out how to stop the outbreak. They are armed with a "gun-like bubble launcher" which they will use to extract DNA from potentially infected animals and compare it to a database of sequences using an algorithm developed, quite possibly, well before some of these scientists were born.

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