There are many ways to communicate science, but few as expedient and direct as social media. But while Twitter and Instagram have given scientists unprecedented, unfiltered reach to new audiences, there has been a desire
Top Image: a figure from “The hidden Heuchera: How science Twitter uncovered a globally imperiled species in Pennsylvania, USA” During one of the coolest experiences of my PhD, I had the opportunity to work as
By fitting kayaks with underwater environmental sensors and speakers, a team of researchers has created a tool for citizens and scientists alike. In a paper published in PLOS Biology, they outline instructions for building the
Like many scientists, Jean-François Bastin and colleagues had a question. A question that on its surface seems like it may have an obvious answer, or at least, an obvious way to find out the answer.