March 22, 2012 by yamakashi
“We created this community because we, like you, love science. We love the thrill of a new discovery. And the chance to extend the bounds of human knowledge.
On Petridish, you can get involved first hand with research projects that are changing our world. Discover teams lead by world-renowned researchers. Make science truly come to life by backing your favorite scientists and causes.
Without your support, none of these projects could happen.
We hope you like Petridish as much as we enjoyed building it. Below are some of the finer details about our community.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Petridish?
Petridish is a new way for scientists to showcase their research to the public, and for the public to show recognition to innovative researchers. We hand select the most interesting and meaningful projects we find to be featured on our site and then allow you to get involved.
Back your favorite projects with small donations, and in exchange, researchers will provide insider updates on their progress, acknowledgements and unique rewards.”