Cancer Research is Rocketing into Space and You are Invited to Take the Pilot’s Seat

In Discover Magazine’s November print issue the article ‘Trial and Error’ talks about the many reasons why progress in cancer research is slow. This article details how citizen scientists can speed up cancer research by playing games that crowdsource analysis of cellular and genetic data. 

Gene duplication or gene amplification is characteristic of many cancers, the result of errors during cellular replication. When a cell replicates, a process called mitosis, the genetic material of the

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