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Featured Project: School of Ants

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from Dr. Debi Kilb
This afternoon’s featured project is the http://rockethub.com/projects/3827-school-of-antsSchool of Ants, a citizen science project led by Dr. Andrea Lucky.
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Featured Project: Corals and Climate Change

from Jarrett Byrnes



Today's featured project, Corals and Climate Change by Jessica Carilli hits on two themes near and dear to my heart. First, climate change. That's right CLIMATE CHANGE ...
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Corals and Climate Change

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This project is part of the #SciFund Challenge!
Have you ever seen a coral reef, in person, in video, or in photos?
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Featured Project: Cats Nails: A parasitic plant of South Africa

Featured Project: Cats Nails: A parasitic plant of South Africa | #SciFund | Scoop.it

"Jarrett Byrnes

Today's featured project, Cats Nails: A parasitic plant of South Africa by Andi Wolf at Ohio State. "Wait, wait," I hear you saying, "a parasitic plant?! I mean, OK, it took ..."

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Featured Project: The Yin Yang World of Venom

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Snakes! On a #SciFund proposal!

No, really. Today's featured project is The Yin Yang World of Venom bu Chip Cochran. Chip has a fantastic proposal looking at venom varia..."

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Featured project: Domesticating algae for the 21st century

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"Jai Ranganathan
Today's featured #SciFund Challenge project is Domesticating Algae for the 21st Century by Steve Herbert. Let me be honest: I love this project. Steve, a professor of ..."

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Send John to the Jungle!

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Dr. Mathews' student John Gust has raised 60% of his goal in the #Scifund challenge. Please help put him over the top!
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Featured project: Does the act of looking change what we see?

Featured project: Does the act of looking change what we see? | #SciFund | Scoop.it
Jai Ranganathan

Today’s featured #SciFund Challenge project is Does the act of looking change what we see? by Eric Abelson.
Lion's image captured with a camera trap. Why so serious, Ms. Lion?
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#SciFund Challenge: Culture of Climate Change in French Polynesia

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#SciFund Challenge: Culture of Climate Change in French Polynesia...

This pilot study, led by an interdisciplinary team from the University of California and French Polynesia, will send a graduate student to the island of Moorea to interview stakeholders around the island in order to understand how residents understand and experience climate change. They will also produce a map of climate change “hotspots” areas that are exceptionally valuable and exceptionally vulnerable to climate change.

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And We’re Off!!

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from Matthew Leslie – check out his #SciFund project Why is this dolphin’s fin on backwards?!
Whether your #SciFund project is prize pony or bumbling burro, just keep running the race - and keep talking up your science!
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Athlete’s Foot in Worms?

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Today’s featured project is Rebecca Rashid Achterman’s Athlete’s Foot in Worms? This breakaway project looks to be on the road to be our first funded #SciFund project – 66% complete at time of posting!
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Featured project: Hey! Did you miss that fish?!

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Jai Ranganathan

Today’s featured #SciFund Challenge project is Hey! Did you miss that fish?! by Jarrett Byrnes.
That’s right, Jarrett himself - famed #SciFund organizer – is up. And you know what?
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Every Blip Counts – Low Cost Seismic Sensors

Every Blip Counts – Low Cost Seismic Sensors | #SciFund | Scoop.it
Overview Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IoBdd90DYEs Kinect Game Video:  http://www.youtube.com/user/EarthquakeSciFund#p/a/u/1/uL0yUpHAWPo   To prepare for large earthquakes requires understanding the complexities of seismic wave...
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Featured Project: Methods of Artificially Aging Red Wine

Featured Project: Methods of Artificially Aging Red Wine | #SciFund | Scoop.it
Happy two days after Thanksgiving! We assume that you (if you're American) have now recovered from consuming massive quantities of Turkey at your family dinner where you told EVERYONE about the aw...
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Scifund - C-Cilia In Motion Project

My Scifund proposal! Please Visit www.rockethub.com Every penny counts!! Spread the word!! And please give anything you can! Thanks Internet!! :D Check out swimmycritter.wordpress.com and scifund.wordpress.com for details on how to give!
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Featured project: Dolphinpalooza

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"Jai Ranganathan

The featured #SciFund Challenge project is Dolphinpalooza by Erin Ashe.
Ready for some dolphins? Dolphinpalooza has some astonishing video of Pacific whi..."

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#SciFund Challenge: Saving Hawaii’s Coral Reefs

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RT @WhySharksMatter: #SciFund Challenge: Saving Hawaii’s Coral Reefs http://t.co/x5OLf2Qw...
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Featured project: Can we save Collserola National Park?

Featured project: Can we save Collserola National Park? | #SciFund | Scoop.it

"Jai Ranganathan. Today's featured #SciFund Challenge project is Can we save Collserola National Park? by Jorge Mederos. This project is awesome, not least because it's my voice on the video..."

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Ancient Roman DNA Project Fully Funded!

Ancient Roman DNA Project Fully Funded! | #SciFund | Scoop.it
UPDATE (11/11/11) - Thanks to your generous donations, the Roman DNA Project is fully funded, just 11 days after launch!  I cannot express how much it means to me that dozens of you share my passion for the ancient Romans.
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The #SciFund Challenge: Tracking the migration of the Atlantic Puffin « Southern Fried Science

The #SciFund Challenge: Tracking the migration of the Atlantic Puffin « Southern Fried Science | #SciFund | Scoop.it
The #SciFund Challenge: Tracking the migration of the Atlantic Puffin (The #SciFund Challenge: Tracking the migration of the Atlantic Puffin http://t.co/VJerWSVR...)...
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