SciStarter and WHYY (NPR affiliate) to report on citizen science projects and participants.

By October 24th, 2013 at 3:22 pm | Comment

whyy_blue1 Lend us your ears! Citizen science is coming to the radio.

The Pulse,” WHYY’s weekly one-hour radio program focused on health, science and innovation in the Philadelphia region, will launch on Friday, Dec. 6. The show will explore the personal stories of illness and recovery, discovery, health and science trends and much more. Working with SciStarter’s founder, Darlene Cavalier, the show will also take a close look at citizen science initiatives in the PA, NJ, DE region and report out on which projects are gaining the most traction and yielding effective results. WHYY’s Behavioral Health Reporter, Maiken Scott, will host the program every Friday at 9 a.m. with a rebroadcast on Sunday mornings. Here’s where to listen:

WHYY’s Friday morning schedule (come Dec. 6th):

6-9 a.m. – Morning Edition
9-10 a.m. – The Pulse
10 a.m. to 12 p.m. – Radio Times

Here’s where you can help. If you’re a project manager, volunteer, or participant in a citizen science project in the PA, NJ, or DE areas, we want to hear from you! If you have an interesting story to share about a citizen science project or experience, let us know. Send your stories for consideration to

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