Beyond the telethon: Scientists turn to soliciting donations from the public for projects

  • by: MALCOLM RITTER , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 9, 2014 - 12:40 PM

NEW YORK — In over three decades of studying ferns, Duke University professor Kathleen Pryer has received her share of grant money. But for her newest project, she's getting help from a retired nurse in Canada and a 17-year-old in Arkansas.

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