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BashTheBug paper out!

Read the first scientific paper published in eLife. Anyone can go to the website and read it, there is no paywall.

Each image is looked at by up to 17 different citizen scientists — in this paper we show that taking the median of these classifications is both reproducible and accurate.

In fact, if you apply the criteria defined by the relevant ISO standard their results are sufficient accurate but not quite reproducible enough to qualify as an Antibiotic Susceptibility Testing device.

By Philip Fowler

Philip W Fowler is a computational biophysicist studying antimicrobial resistance working at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford.

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