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Stanford researchers want more video games – for science

July 23, 2019

Stanford University researchers Rhiju Das and Ingmar Riedel-Kruse like to play games. Specifically, they are champions of scientific discovery games – games…
NASA Invites Public to Help Asteroid Mission Choose Sample Site

May 23, 2019

Citizen scientists assemble! NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission to the asteroid Bennu needs extra pairs of eyes to help choose…
Citizen science projects have a surprising new partner — the computer

February 11, 2019

For more than a decade, citizen science projects have helped researchers use the power of thousands of volunteers…
How citizen scientists collectively solve complex, natural science problems

November 30, 2018

An interdisciplinary team of researchers from Aarhus University have developed a remote interface to control a quantum gas…
Your showerhead slime is alive

November 2, 2018

Citizen-science study reveals lung-disease causing strains of bacteria especially common in certain environments. The day after Halloween, something…
Butterfly Effect and the Future of Teaching Biology

October 4, 2018

In a cross-country collaborative class, a UA professor and a data science specialist help arm students for biology’s…
“Citizen Science” field observations yield updated predicted distributions for rare species

August 19, 2018

Online “citizen science” data initiatives may be able to help map the distribution of rare species in the…
CrowdWater: An App for Flood Research

May 17, 2018

UZH researchers and citizen scientists are collecting data on water levels of rivers and streams, as well as…
Do-It-Yourself Science: Because We Are All Explorers

April 12, 2018

In the mornings, Sylvia Beer sits at the desktop computer in her living room with a cup of…
Citizen science birding data passes scientific muster

March 21, 2018

As long as there have been birdwatchers, there have been lists. Birders keep detailed records of the species…
Citizen Scientists Discover Five-Planet System

January 16, 2018

Over the three years of the K2 mission, 287,309 stars have been observed, and tens of thousands more…
Citizen scientists discover five tightly packed exoplanets

January 15, 2018

Five new planets have been discovered outside our solar system, all orbiting a sun-like star located within the…
Public to join the hunt for Einstein’s gravitational waves

November 27, 2017

A brand new citizen science project led by Cardiff University, in partnership with Las Cumbres Observatory (LCO), will…
NASA-funded Citizen Science Project Discovers New Brown Dwarf

July 19, 2017

One night three months ago, Rosa Castro finished her dinner, opened her laptop, and uncovered a novel object…
NASA Citizen Science App Tackles Mosquito-Borne Disease

June 29, 2017

In many parts of the world, mosquitoes are more than just a summertime nuisance. They spread diseases that…
Scientific discovery game significantly speeds up neuroscience research process

April 25, 2017

A new scientific discovery game is allowing video gamers to significantly speed up reconstructing the intricate architecture of…
NASA, Citizen Scientists Discover Potential New Hunting Ground for Exoplanets

October 24, 2016

Via a NASA-led citizen science project, eight people with no formal training in astrophysics helped discover what could…
“Secret sauce” that makes crowdsourcing work? Human computation

February 20, 2016

Now, if the term “human computation” got you thinking of the room full of people scribbling tedious mathematical…
Maiden or queen? (R)evolution of citizen science

November 30, 2015

The field of citizen science is experiencing a major explosion – both in numbers and types of projects…
Create games smarter than ever: “fork” and mash-up with RedWire

November 26, 2015

Keen to create own video game, but the thought of where to start gets you scratching your head?…
Building an LHC in your backyard? All you need to support physics is a PC

November 3, 2015

Whether you have a passion for physics, general desire to push the boundaries of science, or have no…
Hacking for peace: hi-tech solutions for the humanitarian field

October 19, 2015

“Hacking a rice bag” might seem like a lot of non-sense to you – but not the enthusiastic…
Discovery of potential gravitational lenses shows citizen science value

September 26, 2015

Around 37,000 citizen scientists combed through 430,000 images to help an international team of researchers to discover 29…
The influence of citizen science grows despite some resistance

September 17, 2015

Citizen science is taking off and could make a difference at regional and national regulatory levels. But not…
New Online Exploring Tools Bring NASA’s Journey to Mars to New Generation

August 6, 2015

On the three-year anniversary of the Mars landing of NASA’s Curiosity rover, NASA is unveiling two new online…
Crowd-sourced computing reveals how to make better water filters with nanotubes

July 7, 2015

Crowd-sourced computing has helped an international research team – including researchers from the University of Sydney – discover…
U.S. Energy Department seeks public input on neutrino project

June 11, 2015

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) invites interested citizens to review and comment on the possible environmental effects…
Sense of community slipping in small town Iowa

May 27, 2015

A new survey of residents in 99 Iowa towns offers a snapshot of how these communities have changed…
Trees turned to snags: “Sudden Oak Death” fells California oaks in their prime

May 5, 2015

Sudden oak death, beware. Crowdsourced science is helping to predict the path of the deadly plant disease, demonstrating…
Humans, not artificial intelligence, carry the greatest potential for change

April 30, 2015

Humans, like individual cells in a functional multicellular organism, can collaborate to make great deeds happen. Technology is,…
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