In the effort to mine the mysteries of unfolded proteins, researchers from the University of Washington have turned to the unlikely realm of online gaming.
 
Earlier this month, the researchers made publicly available an online game where the object is to determine the structure of unfolded proteins, launching the field of protein analysis into an area more closely associated with geeky teenagers crashing cars, killing zombies, and shooting drug dealers and pimps in the comfort of their parents’ basements.

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Oxford Nanopore Technologies is looking into dual listings in London and Hong Kong, according to the South China Morning Post.

The New York Times looks into medical research funding in the US and how the grant system might not be funding the best work.

US lawmakers proposed increasing the National Science Foundation budget, including its facilities account, Science reports.

In PNAS this week: effects of gene deletions on bacterial metabolic networks, genetic responses to sea star wasting disease, and more.

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