Fun with Parasites


Want to mindlessly waste time on the internet but also help a scientist? We know: we had you at “mindlessly.” Check out of the exhausting news cycle for a minute or two and play this addictive game, MalariaSpot Bubbles. It’s a crowd-sourcing innovation from the Technical University of Madrid that allows you, a regular person, to spot REAL malaria parasites and assist in diagnosis all over the world without leaving your couch or spending years in academia.

Read more about the project here:

And play the game here:

Grab your mouse and cure some malaria.

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