Biology Archive

Susan Kalisz, University of Pittsburgh – Recipe for Invasive Plant Species

Species interaction dictates a great deal of a location’s biodiversity. Susan Kalisz, professor of biology at

Phillip Sponenberg, Virginia Tech – Fainting Goats

The Latin name myotonia congenitamight not mean much to you, but you’ve likely seen them in action.

Yehuda Ben-Shahar, Washington University in St. Louis – RNA Messengers

RNA seems like the unsung little brother of DNA and protein. But Yehuda Ben-Shahar, assistant professor

Lee Newman, SUNY ESF – Using Plants to Address Environmental Issues

The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster is having significant consequences on our environment. Dr. Lee Newman, associate

Marco Bisoffi, Chapman University – Thinking Outside the Tumor

Studying the area surrounding a cancerous tumor may provide new medical insights. Dr. Marco Bisoffi, associate

Anne Murphy, Georgia State University – Infant and Adult Pain Response

Does the pain felt by an infant affect them later in life? Anne Murphy, associate professor

John Roe, University of North Carolina Pembrooke – Declining Leatherback Turtle Population

The leatherback turtle population is getting some much needed help. Dr. John Roe, assistant professor of

Victor Albert, University at Buffalo – Ancient Lineage of Flower DNA

Studying the DNA of the ancient Amborella flower is opening up new insights into the evolution of