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Foldit 13th Anniversary Science Chat today!

Hi everyone! Just a reminder that we will be having a Science Chat today, 5/10 at 4:30 PM ET (Time Zone Converter). All team members will be on #vet chat--looking forward to seeing y'all there!

(Mon, 05/10/2021 - 15:51  |  4 comments)

Experiment results for MERS-CoV binders

We have lab results for binder designs against the MERS coronavirus! There is currently no treatment or vaccine for MERS, and a protein binder for the MERS-CoV spike protein could be used to block viral infection.

See the blog for details about the experiment we used to test Foldit-designed binders for MERS-CoV spike!

(Sun, 05/09/2021 - 02:37  |  2 comments)

Developer Preview Release Soon

Hey all,

We're about to push out an update to the developer preview soon that updates some of the look and feel of the main menu.

Release Notes

* Updated main menu and splash screen.

Bug Fixes:
* Fixed a crash on certain puzzles with Show Backbone Issues enabled.

(Sat, 05/08/2021 - 01:12  |  2 comments)

Foldit 13th Anniversary Science Chat!

Foldit is turning 13 years old on May 8th! And we're celebrating big! On May 10th at 4:30 PM ET (Time Zone Converter) we'll be having a very special 13th Anniversary Science Chat! All team members will go on #veteran to chat, answer questions, and celebrate! We're really looking forward to seeing folks there!

(Wed, 05/05/2021 - 02:27  |  0 comments)

Lab Report #20: An even harder design puzzle

We've seen ligands before -- but not like this.

- Introducing ligand binder design puzzles

- Protein binder design puzzles
- Symmetric design puzzles
- More electron density puzzles

- A symmetric tetramer design by ichwilldiesennamen boasts a fully-satisfied H-bond network with zero BUNS. See for yourself in the May Design of the Month sandbox puzzle.

(Sat, 05/01/2021 - 16:02  |  3 comments)
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