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Profile: Adrien Treuille

Special | 11m 44s

Computer scientist Adrien Treuille creates groundbreaking games, including FoldIt, which turns protein-folding—a task that’s difficult for even the most powerful computers—into a puzzle that a ten-year-old can master in minutes. Now, Treuille is hoping to use his clever crowd-sourcing approach to tackle the mysteries of another biological powerhouse, RNA.

Aired: 03/11/14

Rating: NR

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