How One Million Volunteers Could One Day Revolutionize Medicine

The future of individualized medicine may depend on an army of one million volunteers. And scientists want you to get involved.¬† Researchers with the National Institutes of Health are recruiting citizen scientists to enlist in a study of unprecedented scope and depth. The program, called All of Us, promises to take personal data from a … Read more “How One Million Volunteers Could One Day Revolutionize Medicine”

Categories: Health

New Year’s Resolutions from SciStarter

This post was originally published as a SciStarter newsletter.¬†Sign up to receive bi-weekly citizen science in your inbox! Have you made your New Year’s Resolutions yet? If you haven’t (or even if you have), let us suggest one for you: Experiment with citizen science projects! To help you out, here are five projects from SciStarter … Read more “New Year’s Resolutions from SciStarter”

Categories: Citizen Science, Newsletter

How Making a Picnic for Ants Can Help Us Understand This Crucial Species

In its 4.5 billion year history, our planet has experienced five mass extinctions. Many scientists believe we are on the verge of a sixth mass extinction, and this one is on us. Humans are to blame. Planet at Risk The consequences of our actions too often go unseen. The impacts caused by driving a car … Read more “How Making a Picnic for Ants Can Help Us Understand This Crucial Species”

Categories: Ecology & Environment