|Presented By||McGill University|
|Goal||Help analyzing microbiome data from the American Gut project.|
|Task||Identify clusters of bacteria in a fast paced mobile game.|
Unravel the secrets of microscopic life!
Colony B is a mobile game developed at McGill University that allows you to contribute to research on microbes. Collect microbes and grow your colony in a fast paced puzzle game. Unlock badges to learn about microbes living inside our body.
The results are used to analyze data from the American Gut project based at University of California San Diego. Play Colony B and become a citizen scientist!
|How to Join||
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|Ideal Age Group||Elementary school (6 - 10 years), Middle school (11 - 13 years), High school (14 - 17 years), College, Graduate students, Adults, Families, Seniors|
|Ideal Frequency||Just once|
|Average Time||Less than an hour|
|Tags||bacteria, microbes, microbiome, mobile app, puzzle game|
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