Study will ask 10,000 New Yorkers to share life's data

Daily Mail 

Wanted: 10,000 New Yorkers interested in advancing science by sharing a trove of personal information, from cellphone locations and credit-card swipes to blood samples and life-changing events. Researchers are gearing up to start recruiting participants from across the city next year for a study so sweeping it's called'The Human Project .' It aims to channel different data streams into a river of insight on health, aging, education and many other aspects of human life. Pictured are people walking inside the Oculus, the new transit station at the World Trade Center in New York. Researchers are gearing up to start recruiting 10,000 New Yorkers early next year for a study so sweeping it's called'The Human Project' 'That's what we're all about: putting the holistic picture together,' says project director Dr Paul Glimcher, a New York University neural science, economics and psychology professor.