March 29, 2010 Stanford professor Robert Sapolsky gave the opening lecture of the course entitled Human Behavioral Biology. It is a fascinating set of lectures including topics on genetics and strategies of deception that are explained by game theory.
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Foldit is an online puzzle video game about protein folding. The game is part of an experimental research project, and is developed by the University of Washington's Center for Game Science in collaboration with the UW Department of Biochemistry. The objective of the game is to fold the structure of selected proteins as well as possible, using various tools Read more…
The whole class series A quite interesting take down on life's various reproductive and evolutionary strategies.
I read claims of this producing consistently better designs than those done by computers. I guess that is not saying much but it is interesting enough to warrant playing and see what the game does. Research links EteRNA