Crowdsourced research reaches a new high

Crowdsourced research reaches a new high || “U.S. Gamers Crack Puzzle in AIDS Research that Stumped Scientists for Years” http://ow.ly/6yXmz

Looking to solve an age-old problem that had been hampering AIDS drug research for over a decade, scientists at the University of Washington turned to a three-dimensional spatial modeling “game” called Foldit. Continue reading

Galaxy Zoo is a favorite crowd sourcing application

Galaxy Zoo is a favorite crowd sourcing application. Apparently being an astrophysicist isn’t as hard as it looks. http://ht.ly/4enzY