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Jumping Fish

by October 10, 2011
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Associate Professor of Biology Miriam Ashley-Ross is on a team of researchers who discovered several species of fish can flip in the air to move more than 10 times their body length in one leap from the ground. The study appears in the Journal of Experimental Zoology Part A. “The findings are Read more »

Location, Location, Location

by September 22, 2011
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Just how many plant species are threatened by land development in the Amazon? Biology Professor Miles Silman and research Ken Feeley published a study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences suggests that the degree to which plant species are threatened is highly location dependent.  The article in Read more »

Tropical plant collections and predicting climate impacts

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Miles Silman, Ran and Frank Bell Jr. Faculty Fellow

Missing Pieces David Malakoff | January 27, 2011  | Conservation Magazine Sparse tropical plant collections complicate efforts to predict climate impacts Want to know if that Amazonian orchid you love so much is likely to survive a warming climate? Don’t hold your breath. Efforts to create models that predict how Read more »

Dimock receives Meritorious Teaching Award

by October 25, 2008
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Professor of Biology Ronald V. Dimock Jr. recently received the Meritorious Teaching Award from the Association of Southeastern Biologists. The award recognizes outstanding contributions to the training of graduate and undergraduate biology students and is the association’s most prestigious award. Candidates must be nominated by former students. Dimock, Thurman D. Read more »

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