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Citizen Scientists Helped NASA Map Our Cosmic Backyard
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Citizen Science
Citizen Scientists Helped NASA Map Our Cosmic Backyard
NASA was able to create a highly detailed 3D map of nearby brown dwarfs thanks to the efforts of 150,000 citizen scientists.
January 18, 2021

NASA was able to create a highly detailed 3D map of nearby brown dwarfs thanks to the efforts of 150,000 citizen scientists.

Biology
Smart Vibrator Helps Scientists Study Female Orgasms
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Biology
Smart Vibrator Helps Scientists Study Female Orgasms
The Lioness Sex Research Platform is helping scientists study female orgasms by providing anonymized data collected by a smart vibrator.
October 17, 2020

The Lioness Sex Research Platform is helping scientists study female orgasms by providing anonymized data collected by a smart vibrator.

Citizen Science
Help Scientists Figure Out Whether Brain Training Apps Work
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Citizen Science
Help Scientists Figure Out Whether Brain Training Apps Work
To figure out how people might benefit from brain training apps, researchers are looking for 30,000 volunteers willing to play brain games science.
September 27, 2020

To figure out how people might benefit from brain training apps, researchers are looking for 30,000 volunteers willing to play brain games science.

Coronavirus
Scientists Test DIY Coronavirus Vaccine on Themselves
DIY Coronavirus Vaccine
Coronavirus
Scientists Test DIY Coronavirus Vaccine on Themselves
Scientists have developed a DIY coronavirus vaccine they think could provide protection against COVID-19 — and they’re testing it on themselves.
July 30, 2020

Scientists have developed a DIY coronavirus vaccine they think could provide protection against COVID-19 — and they’re testing it on themselves.

Planet Earth
NASA App Asks Players to Help Map Our Oceans
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Planet Earth
NASA App Asks Players to Help Map Our Oceans
While social distancing, volunteer data collectors can contribute to research by helping map oceans with NASA's citizen science app.
May 21, 2020

While social distancing, volunteer data collectors can contribute to research by helping map oceans with NASA's citizen science app.

Citizen Science
You Can Help Scientists During the Coronavirus Quarantine
Coronavirus Quarantine
Citizen Science
You Can Help Scientists During the Coronavirus Quarantine
Getting bored during the coronavirus quarantine? Researchers are looking for volunteer citizen scientists to help analyze distant galaxies from home.
March 31, 2020

Getting bored during the coronavirus quarantine? Researchers are looking for volunteer citizen scientists to help analyze distant galaxies from home.

Computer Science
Our Spare Computer Is Helping Fight Coronavirus. Yours Can, Too.
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Computer Science
Our Spare Computer Is Helping Fight Coronavirus. Yours Can, Too.
Help fight the coronavirus by donating your spare computing power to [email protected], which will use it to run valuable protein-folding simulations.
March 18, 2020

Help fight the coronavirus by donating your spare computing power to [email protected], which will use it to run valuable protein-folding simulations.

Citizen Scientists
NASA Wants YOU to Help Track Landslides
NASA Wants YOU to Help Track Landslides
Citizen Scientists
NASA Wants YOU to Help Track Landslides
NASA is enlisting citizen scientists to collect important data on recent landslides, in an effort to improve prediction models and assist in disaster prevention.
November 21, 2019

NASA is enlisting citizen scientists to collect important data on recent landslides, in an effort to improve prediction models and assist in disaster prevention.