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I'm one of the ones you have been warned about.. proof is needed to
wet my whistle..
So can we have a notification of a web site one hour before it goes down!
originally posted by: and14263
I like Anonymous. A friend of mine was at Occupy London for some time. However, the Guy Fawkes mask thing...
I don't think Guy Fawkes was anti establishment / anti authoritarian was he? He was Catholic and wanted a Catholic leader hence wanting to kill King James (Protestant?).
I understand the symbol was used in V for Vendetta as an anti establishment / anti authoritarian symbol too.
I'm probably way out on my facts here just putting it out there.
Two teams of online gamers solved a problem that baffled many scientist around the world through a game called “Foldit“.
By playing the game, those two teams were able to map out an HIV-related protein whose shape the scientist find it hard to determine for a long time now, and it took them only three weeks.
“Surprisingly, it seems that teams of human beings motivated by curiosity and competition might do this better than the most sophisticated computers,” said a report on Popular Mechanics.
The report acknowledged that protein folding is one of the most difficult computational problems in biology. “A protein’s function partially depends on how its long chains of chemical building blocks fold into a compact and chemically stable shape. And determining that shape can lead to new treatments for diseases such as cancer, AIDS, and Alzheimer’s,” the report added.
Players in the game can wiggle, shake, and pull digital models of proteins into new shapes. They get higher scores if the shapes are more compact.
The moves in the game include:
Rebuild, tests alternative shapes for tough protein segments
Wiggle, settles a chain to compact it
Shake, shakes up the protein’s side chains
Rubber Band, creates a link between two sections
Freeze, immobilizes part of a protein.
Tweak, rotates a component
Multiplayer games plus biomedical science in Foldit, an online game that helps reveal the secrets to life’s most puzzling health problems.
originally posted by: WilsonWilson
Guy fakes was a mercenary, the only horse he had in the race was his pay cheque.