The Wild Life of Columbus

The untold story of the species that stowed away on Columbus’s ship and how they have since changed the world. Columbus sailed to the Caribbean [...]

By | 2016-11-22T13:46:43+00:00 February 2nd, 2016|

Announcement: 6 to 100 Hires in Public Science

[Positions listed at the end of this post] By the time the potato murrain arrived in Ireland scholars had already begun to explain its cause: a blight, a water mold. [...]

By | 2016-11-22T13:46:43+00:00 September 24th, 2015|

Life at the Margins

Some discoveries and innovations come from big labs funded incredibly well by governments in affluent countries. They come from those in the mainstream, freighters plowing [...]

By | 2016-11-22T13:46:46+00:00 February 19th, 2015|

Tracking Turtles with Juliana Thomas

“We were tracking turtles today!” Juliana Thomas immediately and enthusiastically tells me after I asked her how her day was going; “We’ve never tracked them [...]

By | 2016-11-22T13:46:46+00:00 February 9th, 2015|

Arthropod Photo Shoot… in Belize!

Lauren Nichols recently attended the BugShot Insect Photography Course in Belize this past September and came home with some spectacular photographs (and stories).  She was [...]

By | 2016-11-22T13:47:17+00:00 November 5th, 2013|

Are there bark beetles in your backyard?

This past week we reconnected with Jiri Hulcr, resident Forest Entomologist at the University of Florida (and Dunn lab alum) who has just recently launched [...]

By | 2016-11-22T13:47:18+00:00 October 1st, 2013|

#KidsDoScience reprise

School may be out for the summer, but that doesn’t mean you can’t be thinking about next year’s science fair project. Today, Adam Hochberg reported [...]

By | 2016-11-22T13:47:21+00:00 July 22nd, 2013|