e-Science : October 2015 Issue 15
Science made simple British outreach company science made simple runs an excellent blog covering both issues of science in society and engaging explanations and explorations of scientific concepts. They also publish videos and how-to guides for a number of DIY experiments and hands on activities. www.sciencemadesimple.co.uk/blog Whales as individuals Whales As Individuals is a citizen science project aimed at tracking humpback whale population recovery. Over a number of decades, scientists have built up a massive amount of whale photos. WHALES AS INDIVIDUALS Computer algorithms can help identify different whales in the pictures, but users of the website help make this process faster and more accurate by identifying the features of their tails. A fun way to directly contribute to active scientific research. www.zooniverse.org/projects/tedcheese/whalesas-individuals/ Have feedback or got a question? Click here to contact us.
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