Archive for the ‘Outreach’ Category

I’m super excited to announce I’ve launched a Citizen Science project to learn more about the animal enemies of mushrooms in the genus Amanita, especially my study species Amanita phalloides. You can enter data for the project on iNaturalist, here. If the word limit there leaves you yearning for more background on why we launched the […]

The Invisible Chefs

Posted: 3rd October 2014 by Metal Chick in Food, Microbes, Outreach, USA Science & Engineering Festival

How do you take a mundane family festival and turn it metal? Just add science. Last spring, I was lucky enough to participate in the United States Science and Engineering festival in Washington DC. I traveled there with Harvard’s Microbial Science Initiative, running a booth about the helpful microbes that help make a lot of […]