we make it the sole survival criteria of "genetically enhanced" yeasts that they can inhibit HIV protease or enhance insulin sensitivity. Those yeasts that manage this feat are allowed to pass the genes (and compounds) they used onto the next generation. This second generation then tries new combinations of these genes for the same task. Some gene combinations give even better compounds, and so on... Because nature does not "aim" to make drugs, both the compounds and the ways in which they are made are sub-optimal from a pharmaceutical industry point of view. This in turn has made natural product drug discovery a challenging process and many companies have abandoned the field.
I first saw evolva at some tv game show, the idea behind the game was really interesting to me, with all that evolving and such, I've always liked this kind of game. Some years later, I finally bought the game, and then... Read Full Review
The graphics in evolva are old & didn't hold up to the times, very generic and bland. the story has a good primes, but doesn't follow thru, leaving it shallow. The meat (pun not intended) of the game is to get new mu... Read Full Review