Three online games developed by a research team from the Scripps Research Institute aim to apply crowdsourcing approaches to improve current knowledge about gene-disease links and combinations of genes that are associated with particular phenotypes.
The games — Combo, Dizeez, and GenESP — were the subjects of two posters at this year’s Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology conference held in Long Beach, Calif., July 15-17.
A trial upgrade to GenomeWeb Premium gives you full site access, interest-based email alerts, access to archives, and more. Never miss another important industry story.
Try GenomeWeb Premium now.
Already a GenomeWeb Premium member? Login Now.
Or, See if your institution qualifies for premium access.
*Before your trial expires, we’ll put together a custom quote with your long-term premium options.
Using DNA to sketch crime victims might not be a great idea, the NYTimes says.
Science has its own problem with sexual harassment. What do we do with the research these abusers produce, Wired asks.
Senate Republicans led by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) are trying to change how the government funds basic research, reports ScienceInsider.
In Science this week: combining genomics and ecology to better understand the effects of natural selection on evolution, and more.