Latest News for: Citizen scientists


K’taka Guv takes first dose of Covishield vaccine

The Siasat Daily 02 Mar 2021
General Hospital in the city on the second day of the drive for senior citizens ... Vala, who has been the Governor of the southern state since 2014, has appealed to the people, especially senior citizens to take the vaccine at the earliest and free the country Covid free.

America will be back but all good things take time: Letters

LA Daily News 02 Mar 2021
In Lawrence Berg’s letter Feb ... America is back” (Feb. 20), Mr ... NASA’s “mission that seeks to find evidence of ancient extraterrestrial life” may be exhilarating for scientists worldwide but it means little to the average citizens of this planet ... There is much speculation by serious scientists as to how to make Mars habitable for Earth’s life forms ... Wow.

Civic Sanskriti: The new ABCs of plantations and maintaining green areas

Hindustan Times 02 Mar 2021
Two recent news items related to plantations caught my attention. PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2021 01.03 PM IST ... Soil scientists should study such traditional knowledge, he suggests ... Satish recommends localised planning of plantation activities, in consultation with citizen’s groups, communities and scientists ... ....

Waylay Appoints Arabinda Bose as CTO North America to Support and Scale Strategic Growth Initiatives

The Marshall News Messenger 02 Mar 2021
GHENT, Belgium--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 2, 2021-- ... In this new role, he will support and further promote Waylay’s steep growth trajectory throughout the region ... ABOUT WAYLAY ... Waylay has a passion for supporting citizen developer communities and ensuring it puts all valuable data to work for developers, data scientists and domain experts ... Find out more at.

Celebrating 25-Years of Friends of the Shiawassee River

Independent Newsgroup 02 Mar 2021
(Independent File Photo) ... Early FOSR members – some still involved today – were interested in continuing work established by Jim Miner of Owosso. Miner had helped organize some of the first river cleanup events in Owosso during the 1970s ... Water Street ... FOSR even has opportunities for “citizen scientists,” allowing people to learn as they go ... .

Calling all citizen scientists: Help classify polar bears

Phys Dot Org 01 Mar 2021
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Indian students discover 18 asteroids under global science programme

DNA India 01 Mar 2021
It was carried out as part of the citizen science project of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) ... Also read ... Mitra suggested that programmes like the IASC by NASA can help in tracking asteroids with the help of citizen scientists and students. While such programmes promote experiential learning of STEM i.e ... Also read ... .

EU leaders’ vaccine sniping backfires

The Spectator 01 Mar 2021
What everyone agreed was that time would tell ... But it may leave some leading EU figures with red faces this afternoon ... The minister then suggested that French citizens would not stand for this kind of gamble, even if the method had been approved by scientists ... Handelsblatt’s somewhat dubious reporting appeared to influence German scientists as well ... .

Look up! A powerful owl could be sleeping in your backyard

Phys Dot Org 01 Mar 2021
Picture this. you're in your backyard gardening when you get that strange, ominous feeling of being watched ... So, to help narrow down the general areas where powerful owls live in Melbourne, we used species distribution models and sought help from land management agencies and citizen scientists ... The adventures of Australia's youngest scientist ... ....

School students in India discover 18 new asteroids

Indian Express 01 Mar 2021
... Search Collaboration (IASC) as part of a NASA citizen science project ... According to Mitra and her team, NASA has initiated programs like IASC to track such asteroids regularly, also open to citizen scientists and students to enable the discovery and tracking of more asteroids.

Correlation between allergy seasons, pollens

Beijing News 28 Feb 2021
The effects of climate change on the pollen season have been studied at length, and according to some scientists, has grown ... He also added that citizen scientists may be able to contribute to pollen studies, who can help collect local observations and contribute to data collection.

Strengthening data infrastructure for a unified work process

The Jakarta Post 28 Feb 2021
Shares ... Before, only a few elite data scientists were able to perform the task of analyzing complex data ... Mismanagement or misinterpretation of data is a real concern ... In this regard, data scientists and citizen data scientists should be open to all kinds of viewpoints that would ultimately help to take better decisions ...  *** ... .

Know your risk: what the science says about COVID-19 spread

Metrowest Daily News 28 Feb 2021
There is much confusion regarding COVID-19 spread — understandable given the evolving nature of the data set and the proliferation of misinformation ... Scientists from the Directorate of Health and deCODE genetics out of Reykjavik monitored every citizen in the country after being potentially exposed to COVID-19 during spring 2020 ... Email ... .