Although many humans don't enjoy their company, studying arachnids can tell us an incredible amount about biology, evolution and behavioral ecology.
Sep 26, 2016
This request for experiments is seeking proposals from all arachnologists. Proposals studying ticks, mites, spiders, and scorpions are all eligible for the challenge.
Examples of previously successful projects:
Challenge grants are prizes to supplement existing crowdfunding campaigns. We will accept proposals for campaigns related to arachnids, and all the campaigns will launch together on October 3rd, 2016. The project that ends with the highest number of backers will receive an additional $500. There are two runners-up prizes of $200 each.