Using digital collaboration to help beat cancer

See on Scoop.ithealthcare technology

“Imagine a world where 100,000s of people playing a simple game-based app on their smartphones or social networks or computers were at the same time analysing data and helping to beat cancer. Think Citizen Science meets Angry Birds.

 

Now imagine you could make it happen in 48 hours.”

 

So began Open Labs, an exciting digital collaboration for cancer research. Gathering last weekend at the Science Museum, almost 50 volunteers joined Good For Nothing to code, communicate and help beat cancer.

See on www.guardian.co.uk

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