Design approach in citizen science games, until EVE Online and Project Discovery

October 14, 2017

In my first post, I introduced briefly a collection of games that let players contribute to science. They are called citizen science games. They are a collaboration between players and scientists to solve real scientific […]

Online game turns web users of all ages into Alzheimer’s fighters

September 12, 2017

Thousands of internet users, of all ages, are playing an online game all around the world to help researchers fast track the fight against the Alzheimer’s disease. Stall Catchers, launched nearly a year ago, has […]

Sea Hero Quest, now in Virtual Reality

September 2, 2017

Players can help scientists fight dementia, in Virtual Reality Alzheimer’s Research UK has teamed up with Deutsche Telekom to release Sea Hero Quest in Virtual Reality (VR). The game, in which players help scientists understand […]

Gene editing technologies smarter and safer with EteRNA

August 30, 2017

Eterna just announced the launch of #opencrispr. CRISPR is a genome editing technology used for therapeutics and molecular medicine. Players will help discover principles and RNA molecules that could turn CRISPR on and off, and […]

A week to tweet about Science and Games
#11 To play or not to play

July 24, 2017

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 […]

Project Discovery: Lessons From Scientific Research in EVE Online

July 21, 2017

In the GDC 2017 talk, MMOS Srl’s Attila Szantner and CCP’s Bergur Finnbogason tell the story of how citizen science project Project Discovery and how EVE Online players generated over 20 million protein location classifications, […]

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