Scientists at Stanford University are trying to develop an RNA based anti-coronavirus vaccine.  Problem is, the RNA breaks down under normal refrigeration temperature so they are trying to identify a way to fold the RNA to make it more stable.

To do this, they are recruiting millions of online gamers to play a free video game whose goal is to find the correct way to fold the RNA. Solutions found by the gamers are then tested with real RNA to hopefully lead to a more robust vaccine!


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