Students Discover Update

Overview: Over the last five years we have worked to develop citizen science projects that reach out to the public but also that, more specifically, [...]

By | 2017-11-29T14:13:22+00:00 November 28th, 2017|

Dr. Eleanor Dishes about Ants!

Looking for a new podcast to listen to while waiting for the next season of Serial? Check out Under The Microscope -- available for free on iTunes -- [...]

By | 2016-11-22T13:46:45+00:00 March 18th, 2015|

ICYMI: Holiday Break Edition

Happy New Year! Classes are back in swing today here at NC State and we’re slowly but surely digging ourselves out from under the pile [...]

By | 2016-11-22T13:46:52+00:00 January 7th, 2015|

Meet the Cleanup Crew

Last week, you heard A LOT about the important role arthropods (particularly ants) play in removing food waste from the street medians and parks of [...]

By | 2016-11-22T13:46:52+00:00 December 11th, 2014|

Ants vs. Rats in NYC

Last year I got to take my first trip to New York City and spent most of my time in the medians of Broadway setting [...]

By | 2016-11-22T13:46:53+00:00 December 3rd, 2014|

Glowing Ants

Just in time for Halloween, MJ Epps and I have created glowing ants. Like mad scientists, we locked ourselves in our office last week with [...]

By | 2016-11-22T13:46:53+00:00 October 31st, 2014|

BioBlitz at the New York Botanical Gardens

How many plant, mammal or invertebrate species live in the New York Botanical Garden? While it seems like there should be a straightforward answer – [...]

By | 2016-11-22T13:46:54+00:00 October 13th, 2014|

Ant Picnic in Pennsylvania

**This is a guest post written by NC State undergraduate, Ryan Pileski. Ryan collaborated with Lea Shell to adapt the Ant Picnic lesson plan, an [...]

By | 2016-11-22T13:46:55+00:00 September 29th, 2014|

Humans vs. Ants

This past weekend was BugFest at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in downtown Raleigh. The Your Wild Life team was on-location, chatting with [...]

By | 2016-11-22T13:46:55+00:00 September 23rd, 2014|