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Mar 16, 2021

Abundant and Stable Rocks Are Critical Egg-laying Habitat for Insects in Restored Streams

The abundance and other characteristics of rocks partially extending above the water surface could be important for improving the recovery of aquatic insect populations in restored streams. Read more about Samatha and Brad's research published in Ecology.

Mar 13, 2021

Connecting the Spots for Conservation of Key Deer

Applied Ecology minor student, Julia Jacobs, has pubished her work on Key deer conservation. Congratulations, Julia!

Mar 4, 2021

A Primer on Coronavirus, Variants, Mutation and Evolution

What's a variant vs. a strain? How do viruses mutate? And... what does this have to do with drunk monks?

Mar 1, 2021

Has Coronavirus Cleaning Gone Too Far?

Trying to eliminate all bacteria, including those that are beneficial to us, can lead to autoimmune disorders, warns Rob Dunn.

Jan 8, 2021

Bats With White-Nose Syndrome Choose Deadly Habitats

Bats afflicted with white-nose syndrome continue to chose deadly habitats, despite the consequences. This Nature Communications paper by Skylar Hopkins and team helps reveal an "ecological trap" set by an infectious disease.

Dec 18, 2020

Gifts Created by Ecologists for Nature Lovers

Several of our alumni made their science into art making gifts that are perfect for any nature lover!

Dec 15, 2020

Undergraduate Research Opportunities 2020-2021

Check out the latest undergraduate research opportunities for next semester.

Dec 8, 2020

Spring 2021 Fermentology Line-Up

Register now for the spring line-up of Fermentology mini-seminars and live Q&As with experts in fermented foods!

Dec 8, 2020

Farmed Striped Bass Without Hormones Or The Price-tag

Ben Reading and pals have developed a method for farming striped bass more efficiently and less expensively, without hormones.

Nov 17, 2020

Ask an Ecologist: Do Monarch Butterflies Overwinter in North Carolina?

Elsa helps out Tamsin with her question about a late-season monarch she spotted in her garden.