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Where is Citizen Science Going?

Today we are running a small poll on our Facebook group page to find out about what aspects of citizen science people find interesting.
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How to recruit for your citizen science study - Genomera. The next ...

How to recruit for your citizen science study - Genomera. The next ... | Citizen Science | Scoop.it
How to recruit for your citizen science study. The question I hear most often from study organizers is, "How do I get people to join my study?" In the world of social, where insights are made by the individual, ...
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Citizen Science Alliance

Citizen Science Alliance | Citizen Science | Scoop.it
RT @sc_k: A call for citizen science proposals: http://t.co/lnhRVYw You have a research idea that needs 1000s of volunteers? They've got the money.
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DNA is now DIY: OpenPCR ships worldwide « adafruit industries blog

DNA is now DIY: OpenPCR ships worldwide « adafruit industries blog | Citizen Science | Scoop.it
Adafruit Industries, Unique & fun DIY electronics and kits : Blog - SpokePOV MiniPOV SIM reader Tools MintyBoost Gift Certificates Digg Button AVR Development Arduino Useful stuff BoArduino TV-B-Gone Game of Life Breakout Boards Propeller Drawdio ...
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PBS NewsHour does Maker Faire: "Can DIY Movement Fix a Crisis in U.S. Science Education?" - Boing Boing

Love this-> PBS NewsHour does Maker Faire: "Can DIY Movement Fix a Crisis in U.S. Science Education?
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Citizen Science Alliance - Crowdsourcing.org

Citizen Science Alliance - Crowdsourcing.org | Citizen Science | Scoop.it
Citizen Science Alliance uses the time, abilities and energies of a distributed community of citizen scientists who are their collaborators.
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Citizen Scientists and Social Media Aim to Help Prevent Frog Extinctions - Scientific American (blog)

Citizen Scientists and Social Media Aim to Help Prevent Frog Extinctions - Scientific American (blog) | Citizen Science | Scoop.it
More wildlife related citizen science.
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Scientific American (blog)Citizen Scientists and Social Media Aim to Help Prevent Frog ExtinctionsScientific American (blog)To help save the 6813 known species of amphibians (and those that haven't been identified by science yet), the Web site...
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Citizen science, civic media and radiation data hint at what's to come - O'Reilly Radar

Citizen science, civic media and radiation data hint at what's to come - O'Reilly Radar | Citizen Science | Scoop.it
More on the radiation detection network funded through Kickstarter. Love this project.

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After a tsunami caused a nuclear disaster in Japan, a radiation detection network starting aggregating and publishing data. The result, Safecast, shows how citizen science and open data are changing our understanding of the world.
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Museum of Science Firefly Watch | Home

Museum of Science Firefly Watch | Home | Citizen Science | Scoop.it
@ECHOvt I love fireflies AND tech-based citizen science! Definitely need to give this a try.
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Volunteer Raptor Observers – Adventurers and Scientists for ...

Volunteer Raptor Observers – Adventurers and Scientists for ... | Citizen Science | Scoop.it
One of their missions is to “mobilize an army of citizen- scientists that creates an avenue for the science community to gather inexpensive, reliable, and otherwise unattainable datasets from around the world”.
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Citizen Science Musings: In Praise of Failure

Citizen Science Musings: In Praise of Failure | Citizen Science | Scoop.it
Science education and, for that matter education in general has always had trouble with failure.
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win-a-25000-research-prize-for-citizen-science | Nominations & Grants | Awards and Competitions

win-a-25000-research-prize-for-citizen-science | Nominations & Grants | Awards and Competitions | Citizen Science | Scoop.it
ScienceNetwork Western Australia (RT @SNWA: Win a $25,000 Research Prize for Citizen Science @Earthwatch_Aus @RioTinto http://cot.ag/kOXoSp...)...
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DIY 'biopunks' want science in hands of people | Health & Beauty

DIY 'biopunks' want science in hands of people | Health & Beauty | Citizen Science | Scoop.it
PHOTOS:Biopunks use DIY science. “It's a very idealistic attitude about the potential for science and technology to change things,” says Marcus Wohlsen, author of the new book Biopunk: DIY Scientists Hack the Software of Life.
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Grassroots Mapping

Grassroots Mapping | Citizen Science | Scoop.it
Grassroots Mapping is a series of participatory mapping projects involving communities in cartographic dispute.
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DIY Movement In Science, Can It Fix A Crisis In Education? (VIDEO)

DIY Movement In Science, Can It Fix A Crisis In Education? (VIDEO) | Citizen Science | Scoop.it
Miles O'Brien reports from a gathering in California on a growing movement that embraces the art of making cool things and a quirky do-it-yourself spirit. Supporters see "making" as one way to overcome a crisis in American science and math education.
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Citizen Science Genomics as a Model for Crowdsourced Preventive Medicine Research - Crowdsourcing.org

Citizen Science Genomics as a Model for Crowdsourced Preventive Medicine Research - Crowdsourcing.org | Citizen Science | Scoop.it
This paper presents citizen science genomics, a research model contemplated for large-scale execution of preventive medicine research in crowdsourced cohorts.
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Citizen Science Musings: The Founding Scientists

Citizen Science Musings: The Founding Scientists | Citizen Science | Scoop.it
On Independence Day we do well to consider how those who helped to shape the complexion and fabric of the United States did so informed by a deep knowledge of history and politics and the philosophy of the Enlightenment and, by an understanding of...
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DNA is now DIY: OpenPCR ships worldwide | OpenPCR - Open source, hackable PCR machine

DNA is now DIY: OpenPCR ships worldwide | OpenPCR - Open source, hackable PCR machine | Citizen Science | Scoop.it
RT @lolunix: freaking... sweet.... SCIENCE BITCHES! must have this.
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Michael Nielsen on Open Science

"Open Science" is a growing concept for using large, distributed networks of contributors to solve previously intractable problems. This idea has strengths and weaknesses, which Nielsen explains very clearly in the video below.
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Curating Citizen Science News « Research4Us

Nice to see our own R4US site come up in the scoop.it feed for "citizen science".

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Curating Citizen Science News. We are now curating citizen science developments at http://www.scoop.it/t/citizen-science. Please join us there to stay on-top of the latest developments in citizen led discovery.
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How to Perform Open Heart Surgery - Extreme How-To

How to Perform Open Heart Surgery - Extreme How-To | Citizen Science | Scoop.it
Isn't the world becoming a fun place. :)

"Heart surgeon Jai Raman walks us through the tools and steps of a successful heart surgery, and tells us how far the procedure has come in recent decades."
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Yasser Ansari: Citizen Science

Yasser Ansari: Citizen Science | Citizen Science | Scoop.it
Yasser Ansari's Project Noah (Networked Organisms and Habitats), strives to be what he calls “a field guide for every organism.” Inspired by ...vimeo.com...
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Project Noah | Networked Organisms And Habitats

Project Noah | Networked Organisms And Habitats | Citizen Science | Scoop.it
Project Noah is a tool that nature lovers can use to explore and document local wildlife and a common technology platform that research groups can use to harness the power of citizen scientists everywhere.
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Become a Firefly Watcher - National Wildlife Federation

Become a Firefly Watcher - National Wildlife Federation | Citizen Science | Scoop.it
RT @Garden4Wildlife: Citizen science! #gardenchat RT @PubLndIntrpAssn Looking for a new, fun evening activity? Become a Firefly Watcher!
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DIY Synthetic biology: USA Today : DIY 'biopunks' want science in ...

DIY Synthetic biology: USA Today : DIY 'biopunks' want science in ... | Citizen Science | Scoop.it
Yet another review-- USA Today : DIY 'biopunks' want science in hands of people. What if you could genetically engineer a yogurt bacteria in your basement that turned blue in the presence of toxic heavy metals such as chromium and cadmium ...
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