Category Archives: Science research

Both Students And Professors Need Certification, and the Elsevier Boycott

I’ve written before about the evils of grading (for example, see here and here), the main purpose of which is to make certifying students easy. Our current grading system in mathematics is counterproductive to learning (students are inhibited from engaging … Continue reading

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Foldit: A Computer Game That Helps Advance Protein Science

Foldit is a joint research project of the University of Washington‘s departments of Biochemistry and Computer Science and Engineering. The basic idea is to enlist members of the public to play an online protein-folding game. The data from the human … Continue reading

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