MalariaSpot Bubbles

MalariaSpot Bubbles

Scientists need help to fight malaria. There are 5 species of parasites responsible of malaria and millions of people are infected. Help hunt for them one continent at a time, in MalariaSpot Bubbles! Travel around the world while you shoot as many bubbles as you can in this exciting adventure. Complete your epic mission while you learn medicine and contribute to science research. Play alone or create a team. According to the World Health Organization approximately 216 million cases of malaria occur in the world and the disease kills about 655,000 people.



     Shoot at parasites on images of blood films infected with malaria     
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A week to tweet about Science and Games
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From April 10th to April 15th, Citizen Science Games was hosting the @IamCitSci Twitter account. The whole week was dedicated to games and science. We storified the week in different episodes, in case you missed […]

miCROWDscopy wins the European Foundations Award for Responsible Research & Innovation

miCROWDscopy: Video games and mobile microscopes for collective telediagnosis of global health diseases The European Foundations Award for Responsible Research & Innovation (EFARRI) aims to identify research groups that have successfully incorporated methods to align […]

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MalariaSpot: Gamers join real-life fight against malaria and tuberculosis

Despite major progress in the last 15 years, the reduction of the burden of malaria and tuberculosis remains a key objective for global health. Between 2000 and 2014, 43 million lives were saved through effective […]

MalariaSpot: An Online Game for Analyzing Images of Infected Thick Blood Smears

Background: There are 600,000 new malaria cases daily worldwide. The gold standard for estimating the parasite burden and the corresponding severity of the disease consists in manually counting the number of parasites in blood smears […]

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