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Device-ive Science: How Electronic Devices Encourage Involvement With Environmental Research
This article is from Issue Citizen Science - Vol. 19 No. 1.
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Before the introduction of personal computers, tablets, cell phones, and other mobile devices, scientific findings were more difficult to share widely. People read about some scientific advances in magazines and newspapers or learned about them on TV or the radio. Now that most people have access to computers and mobile devices, getting recent scientific information is easier. The scientists in this study wanted to know how new technology has affected the relationship among scientists, science, and citizens.
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