Matthew Damiano Selected to be a National Fisheries Fellow
Congratulations to Matt Damiano for being one of just ten students to be selected for the 2020 Fisheries-Sea Grant Joint Fellowship.
Applying Insights from Ecology and Evolutionary Biology to the Management of Cancer, an Interview with Athena Aktipis
Prof. Rob Dunn sits with Dr. Athena Aktipis to discuss how the secret to treating cancer may lie in the evolutionary biology of all multi-cellular organisms.
Climate Change Will Decrease Prescribed Fire Opportunities in Southeastern US
Land managers will have fewer opportunities to conduct controlled, prescribed burns in the southeastern United States under two climate change scenarios.
How PFAS May Be Threatening The Conservation Of An Imperiled Fish
Robust redhorses are extremely rare fish and a recent study found that their home river is contaminated with PFAS.
How To Promote Shade Coffee Farming In Puerto Rico
Like many other communities in the United States, farming on Puerto Rico is a challenging balance between protecting crops from climate change, supporting conservation, and maximizing capital. New research shows how coffee farmers make decisions on which crops to grow and what can be done to encourage shade farming practices.
Why Do People Care For Sourdough?
The lasted Fermentology mini-seminar was hosted by author and historian Matthew Booker, who used his family's history of sourdough to speculate about why people carry sourdough cultures with them around the world and down through generations.
Is Six Feet Enough? Sometimes, Maybe
As part of a continuing series of conversations about COVID–19 Prof. Rob Dunn sat virtually with Prof. Linsey Marr, Prof. Matt Koci, and Prof. Jack Gilbert to chat about the six feet rule.
Seeking Wild Sourdough
Watch above for the first Fermentology mini-seminar where Lauren Nichols and Dr. Erin McKenney introduced Wild Sourdough.
Jaime Collazo Recognized With American Ornithological Society Award
Every year, the American Ornithological Society honors members for their research and volunteer work. The 2020 Ralph W. Schreiber Conservation Award, honoring extraordinary conservation-related scientific contributions by an individual or small team, will be presented to Prof. Jaime Collazo.
A High School Q&A About Covid–19
Students and teachers have as many questions about Covid-19 as anyone. Here we answer questions posed by Ms. Tara Stremic, a biology teacher at Broughton High School in Raleigh, North Carolina and her students.