Using data from nearly 74,000 images, volunteer armchair scientists have helped Oxford University researchers to capture and better understand, the breeding habits of penguin breeding colonies across the Antarctic Peninsula, ...
Two researchers from the University of Gothenburg have studied large amounts of data in a citizen science project that turns to volunteers for help classifying images of galaxies.
Fungi found in the gastrointestinal tracts of healthy adults are largely transient and stem from the mouth or foods recently consumed, according to new research published this week in mSphere, an open access journal from ...
Around 3,000 volunteers on Sunday began an ambitious reforestation project in Portugal's oldest forest, ravaged by last year's devastating wild fires.
People can judge whether someone is sick by looking at a photo for just a few seconds.
Although August's total solar eclipse was over in minutes, analysis of the 50,000 photos uploaded to the Eclipse Megamovie website is a time-consuming job, so team leaders are asking citizen scientists for help.
Germany's top security official is extending tests of automatic facial recognition technology after an initial six-month trial showed the system had a good success rate.
A new study has found that dogs can greatly aid conservation efforts in finding rare species by smelling out their poo.
Young people who share social cause videos may actually be motivated to volunteer in the future, contrary to the popular image of them as "slacktivists."