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Here are some news articles about Foldit:

"Gaming Reality: Turning Gamers into Citizen Scientists" by Doug Gross, August 2012
http://edition.cnn.com/interactive/2012/08/tech/gaming.series/research.html
It is about Foldit and EteRNA.

"Cure for common flu may come from video game" by Jean Enerson, May 21, 2012
http://www.king5.com/home/Foldit-flu-UW-gaming-science-152363985.html
http://www.king5.com/video?id=152363985&sec=548792
http://fold.it/portal/node/992723

"Citizen Science: People Power" by Eric Hand, August 4, 2010
Nature vol.466 pp.685-687 (2010) http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/466685a
http://www.nature.com/news/2010/100804/full/466685a.html

Many other articles are listed at:
http://fold.it/portal/info/science/#folditarticles

If you know of others, please post links to them here.

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Madde has the master list:
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Another interesting article

This one is called 'Be a Gamer, Save the World' by Jane McGonigal and mentions Foldit.

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704590704576092460302990884.html

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