January 4, 2013
Science Video Games Lead to Epic Breakthroughs
The Scientist, The Scientist
Eli Fisker has struggled to hold down a job as a librarian, largely as a result of an undiagnosed condition he describes as similar to Asperger’s. In his ample spare time, the 35-year-old from Alborg, Denmark, plays an online video game in which he arranges colored discs into two-dimensional chain-link shapes.
TAGGED: protein folding, DNA, citizen science, video games