Why We #CitSci

Your Wild Life is relocating to the West Coast this week to participate in the inaugural meeting of the Citizen Science Association in San Jose, [...]

By |2016-11-22T13:46:46+00:00February 10th, 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+00:00January 7th, 2015|

Navel-gazing Newsflash

A few quick updates on Belly Button Biodiversity and related projects: Azeen Ghorayhshi recently wrote a short bit for Wired Magazine UK recently about Belly [...]

By |2016-11-22T13:46:53+00:00November 17th, 2014|

Navel-gazing in NYC

We’re headed back to the Big Apple this week – this time, not in search of ants, but BELLY BUTTONS. We’re launching a new research [...]

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

The Future of Discovery

In March 2014, Rob spoke at TEDxSantaCruz, explaining how much we don’t know about the species living on us, in us and around us – [...]

By |2016-11-22T13:47:07+00:00April 21st, 2014|

Quiz Time!

Everyone loves a good quiz – even the Buzzfeed variety, you know the kind that you see on Facebook ALL. THE. TIME. The kind of [...]

By |2016-11-22T13:47:08+00:00March 25th, 2014|

How to turn any dataset into a glowing worm

A few decades ago gene expression, the process by which the code books of genes are turned into proteins, was invisible. It happened in every [...]

By |2016-11-22T13:47:15+00:00January 12th, 2014|