The Researchers Who Pivoted to COVID-19: One Year On
The Researchers Who Pivoted to COVID-19: One Year On
The Scientist checks in on scientists who switched gears to combat the pandemic.
The Researchers Who Pivoted to COVID-19: One Year On
The Researchers Who Pivoted to COVID-19: One Year On

The Scientist checks in on scientists who switched gears to combat the pandemic.

The Scientist checks in on scientists who switched gears to combat the pandemic.

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Researchers from All Over the World Pitch In to Fight COVID-19
Researchers from All Over the World Pitch In to Fight COVID-19
The Scientist Staff | Jul 7, 2020
Scientists are lending their expertise—whatever it may be—to help develop tests, medical devices, and other tools to try to save lives during the pandemic.
Crowdsourced Protein Simulation Exceeds Supercomputers’ Power
Crowdsourced Protein Simulation Exceeds Supercomputers’ Power
Shawna Williams | Apr 15, 2020
Folding@Home, currently focused on deciphering the workings of SARS-CoV-2, is the first project to have exascale-level computational muscle.
Old Mouse, Young Mouse
Old Mouse, Young Mouse
The Scientist Staff | Feb 1, 2019
Meet the new AI tool that may help researchers to develop reliable biomarkers of aging by analyzing photos of mice.
Understanding What Makes a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign
Understanding What Makes a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign
Jim Daley | May 1, 2018
Researchers at the Rare Genomics Institute look at how families finance the cost of diagnostic exome sequencing.
13-Million-Person Family Tree Reveals Stories of Human History
13-Million-Person Family Tree Reveals Stories of Human History
Ashley Yeager | Mar 1, 2018
Crowdsourced data from Geni.com, which includes the actor Kevin Bacon, answers questions about marriage, migration, and more.
A Snake Species Not Seen Alive for 64 Years Appears in Brazil
A Snake Species Not Seen Alive for 64 Years Appears in Brazil
Ignacio Amigo | Jun 1, 2017
Locals helped researchers find the extremely rare boa.
Pooling Consumer Genetic Data, Researchers ID Links to Depression
Pooling Consumer Genetic Data, Researchers ID Links to Depression
Alison F. Takemura | Aug 2, 2016
Access to data from thousands of genotyping customers helped scientists detect novel associations with the disorder across the genome.
Beneficial Stats
Beneficial Stats
Aimee Swartz | Mar 1, 2015
Statisticians who normally crunch numbers to forecast trends in the food-service industry turn their attention to bettering treatment of ALS.