Citizen science

  • March 19, 2015 |  The Pulse

    What's in store for citizen scientists this spring

    As the weather starts warming up and we all begin shedding our thick, winter coats, a crop of new ci...
  • June 26, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Beetles aid Drexel researcher in monitoring stream health

    Environmental scientists are looking for help locating the Elaphrus beetle, a type of 'indicato...
  • April 24, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Germs in space! NASA launches WHYY microbe to observe in microgravity

    A microbe collected at WHYY was one of 48 samples recently sent to the International Space Station t...
  • March 6, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Creating a new use for old weather logs

    How ships' weather records, dating back 250 years, are helping to predict future weather patterns.
  • February 3, 2014 |  The Pulse

    How to participate in the Great Backyard Bird Count

    The Pulse tags along with local birdwatcher Pat Evans as she studies migratory bird patterns and flu...
  • January 16, 2014 |  The Pulse

    What can local bodies of water tell us about climate change?

    A group of citizen scientists are measuring local ice in hopes of contributing to a bigger understan...
  • December 16, 2013 |  The Pulse

    What's eating our evergreen trees?

    Local evergreens have a tiny enemy in the wild, and researchers are enlisting citizen scientists to ...
  • December 3, 2013 |  The Pulse

    Citizen science project speaks for the trees

    This week's Citizen Science story focuses on two projects centered around Philly trees: the Phi...
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