Biologists spent ten years trying to map the structure of the elusive Mason Pfizer Monkey Virus, a problem that could unlock the cure for AIDS. The Contenders solved it in three weeks. Using the online puzzle game Fold It, scientists are enlisting video gamers to solve real- world problems.
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Directed & Produced by Lucy Walker
Produced & Edited by Joseph Peeler
Sound Design & Mixing
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