Biology Archive

Denise Dearing, University of Utah – Pikas Adapting to Climate Change

“They may be more resistant to climate change than we thought” says Dr. Denise Dearing in

Holly Bik, UC Davis – Diversity of Microbial Life

When you think “big-data,” you may not immediately think of the genetic contents of the deep

Jonathan Kotula, Harvard – Engineering Bacteria

Imagine the medical possibilities of monitoring a person’s digestive tract from the inside out. With a

Meagan Schipanski – Colorado State University – Cover Crops vs. Cash Crops

Farmers want to maximize the land where they cultivate their crops. But, Meagan Schipanski‘s research indicates:

David Kaplan, Tufts University – Silk Medical Improvements

  Metallic screws and plates have long been used in reconstructive medical procedures. Dr. David Kaplan,

Arun Bhunia, Purdue University – Better Salmonella Detection

Salmonella outbreaks can be devastating. To reduce this danger, Arun Bhunia, professor of food microbiology at

Daniel Hahn, University of Florida – “Sexy” Fruit Flies

Apparently, you can sterilize flies too well. In today’s Academic Minute, Daniel Hahn, assistant professor in

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