Biology Archive

Neal Hall, UT Austin – Fly Inspired Hearing

The way flies perceive sound is helping engineers improve on microphone technology. Dr. Neal Hall, an

Valorie Titus, APU – Eastern Tiger Salamander

In short, the eastern tiger salamander is in danger. However, Dr. Valorie Titus, a professor of

Erika Berg, North Dakota State University – Equine Therapy

Can interaction with horses hold the key to helping those afflicted with psychological disorders? Dr. Erika

Ying Xu, University of Georgia – Hypoxia

One of the top priorities in the medical field is diagnosing and stopping the growth of

Kirstin Matthews, Rice University – Biomedical Patents

With new technological advances come unforeseen legal issues. Dr. Kirstin Matthews, fellow in science and technology

Joshua Weitz, Georgia Tech – Co-Evolution

“Our work shows that co-evolution can yield new and unique behavior at the population scale,” explained

Frank Thompson, University of Missouri – Songbird Populations

A recent NPR piece discussed the threat of climate change on bird populations and what that

Felicia Keesing, Bard College – Threatened Biodiversity

The slightest disruption might turn an ecosystem upside down. Felicia Keesing, a biologist at Bard College,

Susan Meschwitz, Salve Regina University – The Antibiotic Power of Honey

Honey is tasty, but it seems the delicious treat’s medical applications go further than once thought.

Don Schaffner, Rutgers University – Wash Your Hands!

It’s no big secret that washing your hands regularly will help keep you healthy. Washing keeps