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“Wouldn’t it be amazing if the cure for cancer is literally in our back yard?” asks Kathy M., a citizen scientist from Fort Myers, Florida. Through the University of Oklahoma’s What’s in Your Backyard?: Citizen Science Soil Collection Program, this could be possible. Fungi, used many antibiotics and other medicines, is found in soil. Researchers… Read More »
The flu is a worrisome illness that kills thousands in the United States annually. Have you ever wondered how bad an influenza-like sickness, like the flu, is spreading in your respective community? Well, the citizen science project “Flu Near You” helps to answer that question while at the same time it is a preventative measure… Read More »