A citizen science project, called HiggsHunters gives everyone the chance to help search for the Higgs boson's relatives.
Game players constitute an important demographic in the citizen science community and have contributed to valuable scientific findings such as those uncovered by fold.it and eyewire players. Although the ecosystem for citizen ...
Researchers from the University of Southampton are helping citizens across Europe to address the environmental impacts of light pollution.
It used to be that you had to have years of training before you could participate in cutting-edge science.
Two volunteer participants in an international citizen science project have had a rare galaxy cluster that they found named after them.
The Bell Museum at the University of Minnesota has launched the first web portal providing access to all of its biodiversity collections. The Minnesota Biodiversity Atlas is an online digital resource offering public access ...
Devon residents are being asked to record cuckoos seen or heard in the county as part of an ongoing conservation project that has received 2,000 reports of the species by the general public in the last two years.
The arrival and subsequent dramatic increase in the number of the invasive alien harlequin ladybird in many countries has been met with considerable trepidation by the scientific community.
Some species of bacteria have made themselves right at home in space, with one species, Bacillus safensis, found to thrive more in the microgravity of the International Space Station than here on Earth.
Millions of citizen scientists have been flocking to projects that pool their time and brainpower to tackle big scientific problems, from astronomy to zoology. Projects such as those hosted by the Zooniverse get people across ...