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.
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.
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!
Undergraduate Research Opportunities 2020-2021
Check out the latest undergraduate research opportunities for next semester.
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!
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.
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.
Bees Can Limit Low-Level Parasite Spread Within Colonies
When parasite pressure is low, bees can control how quickly the parasites spread within colonies, and this might be due to social immunity.
Landing the Best Fish Consumption Advisory Signs for Sport and Subsistence Anglers
Simpler is better when it comes to letting people know which fish are unsafe to eat.
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.