Got a computer? You can help resarchers learn more about the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 from your house with [email protected]
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With summer's arrival, avoiding ticks and the Lyme disease they spread is super important. A phone app can give you the facts you need to know.
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A thunderstorm in Argentina a few years ago included what scientists now call "gargantuan hail," hailstones measuring between 7.4 and 9.3 inches across.
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"Sometimes we have very little documentation of what’s right around us. The things you think are mundane might become really important."
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A new project aims to solve the mysteries of sourdough bread. Whether you're a newbie or a pro, researchers want home bakers to get involved.
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Given the right training and tools, citizen scientist groups can be an excellent resource to help communities monitor water quality, researchers say.
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New research clarifies the mysterious ants from Europe that love North American sidewalks, backyards, and sidewalks. Kids with cookies helped.
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What makes people volunteer to collect dead birds from local beaches? New research examines the motivations of citizen scientists.
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New findings suggest captive breeding isn't a good way for fans of monarch butterflies to help the species.
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