Posts Under ‘citizen science’ Category


Keep those test tube beakers flowing in the garage, Nature says: Biohackers are an example of the growing ‘citizen science’ movement, in which the public takes an active role in scientific experiments. Citizen science can help stimulate public support for science, and can introduce fresh ideas from novel disciplines.

Citizen (Climate) Science at a Crossroads

In an effort to turn this blog into a pluralistic forum, you will on occasion see spotlighted contributions from individual commenters and excerpts of exchanges between readers. Over the weekend, the who started this ruckus post has triggered an interesting thread on, among other things, the value of citizen scientists.  Part of the discussion has…Continue Reading…