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Honey bee see . . . honey bee do?

by September 12, 2012
Bee learning "harness" designed by Scott Dobrin (PhD. WFU 2011)

PLOS (The Public Library of Science) is a non-profit publisher and advocacy organization recently published an article focusing on the work of Reynolds Professor of Developmental Neuroscience Susan Fahrbach and graduate student researcher Scott Dobrin (PhD. 2011).  Fahrbach and her lab group have discovered that it is possible to train Read more »

Fruit Fly research might change diabetes treatment

by August 14, 2012
Eric Johnson studies Drosophila in the lab

Dr. Eric Johnson’s research on Drosophila provides insight into human diabetes treatment. His laboratory’s findings were recently featured by the WFU News Service and the scientific journal Genetics. Complexity doesn’t stem from having different genes or special nerve cells. The basic biophysical, biochemical makeup is the same. The difference in Read more »

Aaron Corcoran featured by National Geographic

by June 15, 2012
Aaron Corcoran

Aaron Corcoran’s research on sonar jamming moths is featured in the new National Geographic Special “Untamed Americas”. The footage is featured in the episode on Deserts. It is airing Saturday, June 16, 9pm EST. Link to the show page: http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/channel/untamed-americas/ Mexican Free-tailed bats (Tadarida brasiliensis) migrate up to 1,000 miles (1609 Read more »

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
Arts & Sciences Faculty Portraits 2011

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 »

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