public outreach
The Bug Zoo
Hayley Dunning | Jul 6, 2012
A Canadian menagerie lets visitors get up close and personal with insects to help make crawlies less creepy.
Meet the Bugs
Meet the Bugs
Hayley Dunning | Jul 6, 2012
The Victoria Bug Zoo is extremely small. In 1997, the Zoo's founder, Carol Maier, started the collection, which now includes more than 50 insect species, after completing her entomology degree from the University of Guelph. 
Opinion: Misguided Science Policy?
Andrew R. Binder, Dietram A. Scheufele, and Dominique Brossard | Apr 10, 2012
The pitfalls of using public meetings as surrogate gauges of public opinion
Showcase Your Science
Jessica P. Johnson | Sep 1, 2011
Tips for creating a science video or website.
The 2011 Labby Multimedia Awards
Jessica P. Johnson | Sep 1, 2011
Introducing the winners of our second annual "Labbies" awards
Bug Fest 2011
Bug Fest 2011
Edyta Zielinska | Aug 25, 2011
Earlier this month (August 13-14) thousands of children and bug-loving adults descended on the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia, where all manner of insect—dead, alive, and deep fried—were on display to be looked at, touched and, yes...eaten.
Beetle Mania
Edyta Zielinska | Aug 25, 2011
Philadelphia's Academy of Natural Sciences was crawling with bugs, and The Scientist went down to join in the fun.