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Examining new trends in citizen science

At the start of every year, most people will have made a list of New Year's resolutions. Some of the most common this year will be to get fit, adopt healthy eating habits and spend more time with the family. But have you ...

dateFeb 02, 2016 in Other
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Can citizen science empower disenfranchised communities?

Early in 2015, a group calling itself the Nappy Science Gang hit the parenting scene in the U.K. It was made up of moms and dads who used cloth nappies – or diapers – with their kids, and wanted to know the best ways ...

dateJan 27, 2016 in Other
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Public contributions to science increasingly common

So-called citizen science has become a significant force in several scholarly disciplines. The phenomenon can be found in both the natural and the social sciences, according to the largest systematic analysis to date on the ...

dateJan 15, 2016 in Other
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