Public Data Set is a simple on-line game using biological and perceived age as biomarkers to address scientific questions related to aging in humans. The AgeGuess project updates the Public Data Set every three months.

All scientists and citizen scientist who gain access to data, analyze it and/or publish results based on the data agree to the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0) outlined below.

The rules are not meant to hinder people to explore or benefit from the data collected by the website but are put in place primarily to protect the players privacy. Additionally, in the interest of the project itself, these rules will enable the project authors to encourage and promote the involvement of others and connect different related activities.

Individual players who collected and contributed pictures to are always anonymous and identified in the dataset only by a random ID number.
Anyone gaining access to the data agrees to refrain from any attempt to reveal the identity of the players. do not publish the photographs open access to respect EU privacy protection law. is setup to address scientific questions and no commercial use of data is allowed. data will not be shared with any commercial companies or enterprises.

When publishing based on data provided by or originating from, the project needs to be mentioned as the source of data, and needs to be informed about publications. We strongly encourage all authors to publish in open-access journals.

Thank you for your interest in and for helping explore scientific questions via citizen science.

AgeGuess Public Data Set is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0).

You are free to:

  • Adapt — remix, transform, and build upon the material

Under the following terms:

  • AttributionYou must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.

  • NonCommercial — You may not use the material for commercial purposes.

  • ShareAlike — If you remix, transform, or build upon the material, you must distribute your contributions under the same license as the original.

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