Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Rockethub -- Another place to crowdsource fund some science

This article came by way of this month's Wired (which is pretty great, btw, as Bill Gates stepped in as editor).  I knew about RocketHub, but I didn't realize that people were successfully using this as a method to fund their research.  You can browse through, look at research proposals, and donate to ones that you feel are viable.

I flipped through a few on the site (by simply using the search term "science", which also brought up a lot of science fiction).  LabScene is one of my favorites, a project that hopes to replace the peer review process!

You can go directly to Rockethub here, and check out the video for LabScene here.

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