Biology Archive

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

Isabelle Mansuy, University of Zurich – Hereditary Trauma

It’s no secret that you inherit certain genetic traits directly from your parents. But, as Isabelle

Lauri Byerley – American Public University – Energy Drink Demographics

Energy drinks are typically marketed to young adults. But, is this the primary group that is

Edward LeBrun, UT Austin – Crazy Ant Invasion

The speed, ferocity, and resilience of tawny fire ants is drawing the attention of the entomology

Robert Latzman, Georgia State University – Chimps Have Personality

It’s common knowledge that chimpanzees are one of human’s closest relatives in the animal kingdom. Robert

Stefan Sarafianos, University of Missouri – An HIV-Resistant Flavor Enhancer

Can soy fight HIV? According to new research from Dr. Stefan Sarafianos, a professor of microbiology

Oleg Kolosov, University of Lancaster – New Medical Imaging Technique

Dr. Oleg Kolosov, a physicist at Lancaster University, is developing new nano-science techniques hoping to advance