Tag: accuracy

Crowdsourcing the Endangered Species List

When looking after the welfare of the environment, it turns out that citizen engagement is key. The Endangered Species Act (ESA) came into law almost forty years ago and apparently has crowdsourcing baked into its success. Although creation and maintenance of the Endangered Species List falls to the US Fish and Wildlife Service, it is … Continued

Have You Played MOLT?

Can you really gamify the business of diagnosing infectious diseases? That’s what Ozcan Research Group at UCLA is hoping. Each year, half a billion people are infected with malaria and almost three million people die as a result. In the most severe cases of the disease, fatality rates can exceed 20%. The stated goal of … Continued