Firas Khatib (image) University of Washington Caption Dr. Firas Khatib of the University of Washington Department of Biochemistry in Seattle led a study in which online gamers solved in three weeks a molecular biology problem that had stumped scientists for more than a decade. Credit University of Washington Usage Restrictions For use by news media, educational institutions and museums only. Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.