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<p><span style="color: rgb(65, 65, 65); letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; display: inline !important; float: none;">Failure to return results, exploitation of participants, poor quality data, and power imbalance are top ethical worries. Citizen scientists should pay attention to issues of power and exploitation, and think about what processes to use to stay ahead of those concerns.</span></p>

Citizen Science Projects Surging, But Often Lack IRB Ethical Oversight