Notes From Nature allows volunteers to digitally catalog thousands of scientific specimens, like this insect from the Calbug project.

(Screengrab/NotesFromNature.org)

March 12, 2014 - News Local/State

Evolved Science: Crowds Can Catalog Bugs Faster

The next evolution of science is not happening in a lab, but in a basement in a rural Florida county. Thanks to online crowdsourcing, thousands of non-scientists can visit a site called Notes From Nature and lend a hand to university researchers cataloging their collections, from bark to bugs.


Ann Callis

(Callis for Illinois)

March 11, 2014 - News Local/State

Candidate Interviews: 13th District Democrat Ann Callis

In May of last year, Ann Callis abruptly stepped down as Madison County’s chief circuit judge in May of last year, after serving 18 years on the bench.  The Democrat is among the candidates running in Illinois' 13th Congressional District.


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