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Enlisting Passers-By In Scientific Research

NPR | July 20, 2013 1:48 p.m.

Professor Chris Lowry needed to collect information on stream levels in Western New York but didn’t have enough funding for the traditional methods, so he turned to a more creative option: crowdsourcing. Weekend Edition Saturday host Linda Wertheimer speaks with him about his research and the future of crowdsourcing in scientific inquiries.

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