online games

Video games can serve the higher public good when players work alone or with a team to solve genetic and biochemical puzzles

posted on March 31, 2011 - 11:57am
Note: This article was updated Sept. 19, 2011. Video games have a reputation for being big time-wasters. But what if you could help solve scientific mysteries — such as unraveling the origins of a genetic disease — at the same time as you’re having fun? That’s the idea behind several new online games designed to harness the collective brain power of computer users — a process known as “...
posted on September 1, 2005 - 4:10pm
QUEST Vol. 12, No. 5
When it comes to Halloween, few outfits can beat a wheelchair costume for pure wow! An endless variety of clever wheelchair costumes started life as a box and some coat hangers. Other materials include foam core, sheets, wrapping paper, clear packaging tape, spray paint and creative parents. Most wheelchair costumes can be made for under $10. Remember some basic safety tips, such as making sure...