News tagged with science projects

Citizen science project discovers new brown dwarf

One night three months ago, Rosa Castro finished her dinner, opened her laptop, and uncovered a novel object that was neither planet nor star. Therapist by day and amateur astronomer by night, Castro joined the NASA-funded ...

dateJul 17, 2017 in Astronomy
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New book examines the genomics revolution

In 2000, the world learned that scientists had completed an initial analysis of the sequence of the human genome – the totality of our inherited DNA. This development marked the "end of the beginning" of the rise of genomics, ...

dateApr 11, 2017 in Biotechnology
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New Zooniverse project—muon hunter

A new citizen science project, led by Associate Professor Lucy Fortson, is asking for help from the public to identify and categorize hundreds of thousands of ring patterns within images produced by VERITAS gamma-ray observatory ...

dateMar 28, 2017 in Astronomy
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Making citizen science tools discoverable and accessible

At SciStarter, we aim to make it easy to find and join meaningful citizen science projects. Choose a location, activity, or topic to find appropriate adventures and learn more about the project and what tools (sensors, digital ...

dateDec 09, 2016 in Other
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