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 [...]

Crowdsourcing the Endangered Species List2022-04-05T19:39:25+00:00

First Crowdsourced Gene Discovery

It is gratifying to see the wealth of opportunities that crowdfunding brings to fruition: arts and sciences, applications and sustainable business. Most recently, however, crowdfunding is bettering the health of [...]

First Crowdsourced Gene Discovery2022-04-05T20:47:31+00:00

Good Medicine: Crowdsourcing Contests Save Lives

Thanks to a $1 million dollar contest, sufferers of the debilitating neuromuscular disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), better known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, may be one step closer to finding [...]

Good Medicine: Crowdsourcing Contests Save Lives2022-04-05T20:55:43+00:00

Crowdsourcing the Cure for Cancer

Thanks to Cancer Commons, a Web application launched last week, the public has greater access to cutting-edge cancer treatments sooner than ever before. As the Associated Press reported in a [...]

Crowdsourcing the Cure for Cancer2022-04-05T20:55:46+00:00