Language is a critical component of our lives so our editors are excited to share their favorite “word” projects from the SciStarter Project Finder! Check out these top notch word projects in need of your help! Cheers! The SciStarter Team Smithsonian Transcription Center The Smithsonian and the National Museum of Natural History need … Read more “Words with (Citizen Science) Friends”
SciStarter, Science Cheerleader, Astronomy Magazine, and Discover Magazine exhibit will kick off events in celebration of Citizen Science Day with Public TV’s The Crowd & The Cloud! Washington, DC – (February 15, 2016) – Celebrate Citizen Science at the USA Science & Engineering Festival (USASEF) by doing fun activities that will contribute to meaningful research … Read more “Citizen Science Galore at the USA Science & Engineering Festival Booth #3523”
Who needs chocolate, cards, roses, or a significant other, when you can celebrate Valentine’s Day with citizen science? Below you’ll find five projects we love. Visit SciStarter to find 1000 more. PS: If you have 30 seconds, consider taking this quick poll. We’re curious to learn more about the formal education level of the citizen science … Read more “Citizen Science Love: a Valentine’s Weekend Special!”
Individuals diagnosed with muscle-invasive bladder cancer face a difficult treatment decision – intensive radiotherapy or complete surgical removal of their bladder. Each option has benefits and draw backs, and there are limited data available to patients and physicians to help predict which treatment might provide the best outcome. Dr. Anne Kiltie, Associate Professor of Radiation … Read more “The gamification of data analysis in cancer increases citizen contribution and reduces research time”
Have you ever wondered? We did, too…so we asked our Twitter pals to complete a simple poll. Here are the results of our informal poll. Next: we’ll ask our friends on Facebook, poll our community of 50,000 citizen scientists, and ask citizen scientists we meet in person at upcoming events. Stay tuned!