Customized kits turn students’ dining rooms into biology labs

Students in introductory biology laboratory courses in the School of Arts & Sciences used customized laboratory kits to get hands-on practice with the scientific method.

Declines in shellfish species on rocky seashores match climate-driven changes

Two decades of data from a study of Swan’s Island in Maine co-led by biologists Peter Petraitis of the School of Arts & Sciences and Steve Dudgeon of California State University, Northridge, document a slow and steady dwindling of mussels, barnacles, and snails.

Dueling proteins give shape to plants

Research led by Doris Wager of the School of Arts & Sciences, together with postdoc Yang Zhu and graduate student Samantha Klasfeld, reveals an antagonistic relationship behind flower development.

Dr. Philip A. Rea awarded a Doctorate of Science

Dr. Philip A. Rea was awarded a Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) by the University of Oxford on Saturday July 18th, 2020.

Advancing knowledge on archaea

An open-source data platform for researchers studying archaea is paving the way for new insights and educational opportunities.