That one looks delicious

While researching my recent post on the Nobel Prize, I discovered that the website has a series of "educational productions," including games and written/illustrated primers on different topics. I've been playing the malaria game all morning - you have to fly a mosquito around drinking the blood of humans while avoiding bug spray and mosquito nets and birds, but first you get a little lesson telling you about how malaria is transmitted. Or play immune system defender where general macrophage teaches you how to hunt down the nefarious bacterial invaders. i-b9893f27d65b57d413223c9d9f4876b7-Screen Shot 2011-10-13 at 10.33.35 AM.png

The written articles are pretty good too, and the illustrations (like the one above) are great. I mostly looked at the medicine ones, but there's educational games/articles for the other prizes too. Anyone that can make a game out of chemical chirality deserves some recognition.