Housecall for Health: AIDS Breakthrough

There is news that there may be a ground-breaking discovery in the research of AIDS that stumped many doctors for years.  A discovery made by video gamers.

FOX's Colleen Cappon has the details  in today's "Housecall for Health":

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In just three weeks, online video gamers have discovered an AIDS breakthrough that scientists had been working on for more than a decade.

The gamers were able to decipher the structure of a retrovirus protein that plays a critical role in how some viruses - including HIV - multiply.  The discovery was made at the University of Washington with a program called Fold-It, designed to transform science problems into competitive computer games.

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Housecall for Health, I'm Colleen Cappon, FOX News Radio.