News tagged with citizen science project

Colorado's stunning bee diversity

For many people, the mention of bees brings to mind swarms, stings, queens and honey. But the insects fitting that description—non-native European honeybees—represent only one kind of bee.

Sep 03, 2014 not rated yet 0

Ants in space

When NC State postdoc Clint Penick collected a group of pavement ants in a small mountain community in Western North Carolina last summer, he never dreamed they'd travel farther than his biology lab in Raleigh. ...

Feb 06, 2014 5 / 5 (1) 0

Protecting garden wildlife

Britain's biggest public-led investigation into the health of native wildlife has begun today (16 January), with the launch of the national Garden Wildlife Health project.

Jan 16, 2014 5 / 5 (2) 0

You can be a star—on science's stage

The rapid growth in "citizen science" projects during the past decade is enabling more and more science enthusiasts, hobbyists, students and other ordinary people to participate in the excitement of real-world scientific ...

Nov 14, 2012 not rated yet 0