Testing BashTheBug on mobile devices

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Until recently the Zooniverse app, which is available for Android and iOS, could only handle very simple Citizen Science projects requiring a simple yes/no. They have just updated the app so it can handle multi-answer questions, which is what BashTheBug needs, so we are testing BashTheBug on mobile devices and would love your thoughts and […]

2018

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Our second calendar year and it has been a busy one. Highlights of the year include reaching a million classifications! meeting a volunteer for the first time having our logo crocheted  being inspiration for some textiles appearing on an Oxford Sparks podcast featuring in the Bacterial World exhibition at the Oxford Museum of Natural History […]

Focussing effort where it is needed

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Until now we have simply sent all the images of each M. tuberculosis sample growing on each and every of the 14 antibiotics out to be classified by the citizen scientists. A while ago we realised that some images are “easy” in the sense that all the volunteers we show it to all give exactly the […]