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Rana Awdish MD
This is the rejection letter for the work that just won the Nobel Prize.
Believe in yourself.
Everyone else will catch up eventually.
NOT-PM-19-004: Request for Information (RFI): Soliciting Additional Input to the All of Us Research Program 2019 Tribal Consultation
NIH Funding Opportunities and Notices in the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts: Request for Information (RFI): Soliciting Additional Input to the All of Us Research Program 2019 Tribal Consultation NOT-PM-19-004. NIH
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Climate Data Is Being Privatized. Will the Public Lose Out?
Opinion | Will the rise of private "climate services" — where companies sell data tailored to customers — benefit everyone or only those who can afford to pay?
All of Us Research Program to expand public engagement efforts with new partner awards | National Institutes of Health (NIH) — All of Us
All of Us Research Program to expand public engagement efforts with new partner awards | Contact:[email protected] (301) 827-6877 The All of Us Research Program, part of the National Institutes of Health, has awarded a combined $9.1 million in initial funding to two organizations to further....
"This summer, we are recruiting citizen scientists to collect data through a platform called ISeeChange, which investigates how weather and climate are changing over time. After signing up, you can participate from anywhere using just a smart phone or computer! Through the app, you can post observations about how the heat is affecting you and the areas around you. These observations help the museum and our scientist partners understand the hottest points in the greater Boston area in order to build better resiliency plans. To get started on this fun citizen science opportunity, head to www.scistarter.org/noaa.
You can keep an eye out for more information about our project on the Museum of Science website and on the SciStarter blog or email [email protected] with any questions."
BabyLegs: a DIY research trawl for monitoring ocean plastic
This do-it-yourself trawl made from pink baby tights is for monitoring and learning about plastic pollution, like ocean microplastics.
All of Us Research Program Launches Data Browser, Offering Preview of Landmark Health Database | National Institutes of Health (NIH) — All of Us
All of Us Research Program Launches Data Browser, Offering Preview of Landmark Health Database | NIH’s All of Us Research Program has announced the beta release of its interactive Data Browser to provide a first look at the data that participants are sharing for health research. Participants, rese...
Scientists rise up against statistical significance
Are you ready for Citizen Science Day (Saturday, April 13)? Find out more!
Community Mapping Fellowship
When: April 5th - June 30th Where: this fellowship is not geographically restricted, Commitmen...
UC terminates subscriptions with world’s largest scientific publisher in push for open access to publicly funded research
As a leader in the global movement toward open access to publicly funded research, the University of California is taking a firm stand by deciding not to renew its subscriptions with Elsevier. Despite months of contract negotiations, Elsevier was unwilling to meet UC’s key goal: securing universal...
How some men are challenging gender inequity in the lab
Offering support to female colleagues can trigger a culture change that makes science and engineering more equitable for all.
How one scientist coped when AI beat him at his life’s work
A Harvard biologist on his journey from melancholy to acceptance.
New comic: Predatory publishing
Open Humans: A platform for participant-centered research and personal data exploration
Background: Many aspects of our lives are now digitized and connected to the internet. As a result, individuals are now creating and collecting more personal data than ever before. This offers an unprecedented chance for fields of human subject research ranging from the social sciences to precision....
European science funders ban grantees from publishing in paywalled journals
Bold move is intended to trigger open-access tipping point
Check out this #citizenscience project about your small, many-legged housemates:
"This project aims to document the species that live indoors with humans, including but not exclusive to arthropods. In studying the arthropods (insects and their kin) in Raleigh, North Carolina we found more than one thousand species in homes. As we have studied homes in other cities, we have found even more species, some of them new to science, virtually all of them poorly studied. No one is ever really home alone. With this new iNaturalist project we now seek your help in recording the species in homes around the world. We suspect that in boldly studying basements, bedrooms and bathrooms that together we can make big new discoveries even before we open the front door."
In studying life, scientists have overlooked many regions. Some regions have not been studied because they are so remote. Others because they are so diverse that it is hard to know where to even begin. Then there is the great indoors, which we believe has been understudied in part because it is so i...
In Baltimore, sometimes referred to as the heroin capital of the U.S., a group of teenagers have developed an app that can track bad batches of drugs and alert nearby users. The so-called Bad Batch Boys believe that giving the information to the people that need it most has the potential to save countless lives.
Want to help advance the science of soothing?
The goal of Project Soothe is to invite the public to help us create a bank of soothing images that we can use in future research and psychotherapy.
On the banks of the River Charles? Help keep it healthy with this #citizenscience project!
Since 1995, CRWA has managed a comprehensive Charles River water quality monitoring program assisted by dedicated volunteers.
Want to do some delicious #citizenscience?
Sourdough for Science This project can be completed at home or in the classroom. About this lesson Humans have baked bread for over 10,000 years. All over the world, different cultures bake their own unique breads – and have for centuries. Yet we know almost nothing about the microbes that truly m...
Check out this research seeking funding on Experiment!
Rabies infection is almost always fatal in humans. The current treatment for a bite from a rabid animal (injection of human serum from immunized people) is often in short supply, especially in developing world settings. We aim to find antibodies from a rabies-vaccinated donor, using blood taken...
You have no control over your data, even your DNA
The arrest of the Golden State Killer has raised uncomfortable questions about information sharing by online genealogical databases.
Have you got the guts to join this #citizenscience project?
Got Guts? is a citizen science project to compare gut morpohology across species.
Happy Spring! Check out this #CitizenScience project on SciStarter to contribute to science from your own back yard.
Nature's Notebook is a citizen science project to help scientists take the pulse of our planet!
“Access to Knowledge is a Human Right”: Counter Culture Lab’s Maureen Muldavin on the Ethos of…
Since 2012, Counter Culture Labs in Oakland, CA has been the east bay’s home for the growing movement of biohacking, DIY bio, and citizen…
Proofreading Proteins | HMS
Researchers in the lab of geneticist George Church at Harvard Medical School have made two new advances in their ongoing efforts to safely and precisely expand the genetic code of life.
Prestigious Science Journals Struggle to Reach Even Average Reliability
In which journal a scientist publishes is considered one of the most crucial factors determining their career. The underlying common assumption is that only the best scientists manage to publish in a highly selective tier of the most prestigious journals. However, data from several lines of evidence...
Got a Great Research Idea? “All of Us” Wants to Hear It!
One of the boldest undertakings that NIH has ever attempted, the All of Us Research Program has been hard at work in a “beta” testing phase, and is now busy gearing up for full recruitment in the s…
Open science: University of Toronto researchers to publish lab notes in real time
About 20 scientists affiliated with a University of Toronto research organization have agreed to publish their lab notes in real time, a groundbreaking move aimed at hastening the discovery of new medical treatments.
200 universities just launched 560 free online courses. Here’s the full list.
If you haven’t heard, universities around the world offering their courses online for free (or at-least partially free). These courses are…
South Carolina, are you ready to help study your local litter?
Litter-free Digital Journal is a citizen science project to safer, healthier habitats for people and wildlife.
Denver! Check out this #citizenscience project in your neighborhood.
Genetics of Taste Lab is a citizen science project to determine relationships between genetics and taste
Opening pathways for discovery, research, and innovation in health and healthcare
How can we get more patients and other communities to leverage the benefits of the #WeAreNotWaiting mindset for research, development, and innovation in health (and healthcare)? That’s a question I’ve been asking myself for two years, after seeing the diverse efforts and valuable outpourings from th...
Nifty application of #CitizenScience, powered in part by the SETI Institute!
Finally see distant galaxies, and in partnership with SETI Institute, leverage its ease of use to contribute to science.
German researchers resign from Elsevier journals in push for nationwide open access
German libraries and universities want all German-authored papers to be freely available worldwide
New study shows the surprising power of Wikipedia in science
A new MIT working paper released last month and featured on Wikimedia Monthly Research Showcase demonstrated the surprising scientific power of Wikipedia.
#CitizenScience for cleaner water!
Creek Freaks - Engaging Youth in Water Quality is a citizen science project to improve your community's water quality, and have fun outdoors!
One more #CitizenScience project to help you be a part of National Honey Month
EZ Water and Bees is a citizen science project to what do bees prefer when watering and do they seek out EZ water.
More #CitizenScience for National Honey Month
Bee Germs is a citizen science project to map sites of ground nesting bees and monitor their diseases
Happy National Honey Month! (#CitizenScience via SciStarter)
Bumble Bee Watch is a citizen science project to help track North America's bumble bees.
NIH Request for Information (RFI): Pediatric research that All of Us may be uniquely positioned to enable
The purpose of this RFI is to solicit input from the community to help inform the scientific vision for the enrollment of pediatric participants in the All of Us Research Program. The Child Enrollment Scientific Vision Working Group (CESVWG) of the All of Us Advisory Panel seeks public input on the...
A Maker Revolution in Healthcare
Health making is revolutionizing the way care is delivered in hospitals, clinics, and home care divisions across the globe. Patient-made machines are changing the provider-patient dynamic. The solutions by frontline staff are making care better and more affordable.
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