crowdsourcing

Can we crowdsource scientific research?

Science may seem like a members-only club for experts and academics, but recent efforts are opening the field to anyone who’s interested. Darlene Cavalier, founder of the science research crowdsourcing site, joins us to discuss.

SciTech Now Episode 229

Researchers studying the zebrafish are making new discoveries in developmental biology; SciStarter founder, Darlene Cavalier, is crowdsourcing science research; the innovators behind RaceYa share their educational toy cars; and a dangerous flesh-eating bacteria is becoming a public health problem in warm coastal waters.