As Research Budgets Dwindle, Scientists and Universities Turn to the Crowd



For young scientists, finding money to support basic research can be difficult. Federal research budgets are shrinking, and grant applications can be a time sink, removing researchers from their lab or their graduate work.

Some young scientists are now forgoing traditional funding mechanisms, and turning to the power of the crowd.

Read More

pityless-wave asked:

Hey! I just passed on the info from the ohscience ask to a blog called ilovecephalopods. Hopefully they'll reblog it and you'll get some donations from there! I think it's awesome that you study squid. I'd love to do something similar after I finish school. Keep up the good work, and best of luck!

Awesome, thank you!!