Prof. Petra Levin receives a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program grant to study abroad in Amsterdam during the spring semester.
The biologist Joan Strassmann discusses the evolution of cooperation, how amoebas can teach us about competition, and why the definition of “organism” needs an overhaul
For the third annual Animal Behavior and Evolution Day, Joan Strassmann, PhD, and the undergraduates in her Behavioral Ecology course, once again, created the perfect atmosphere for learning.
Data from bird-banding stations show more species were hit than suspected, and half of those have yet to recover
Erik Herzog, professor of biology at Washington University in St. Louis, joins Here & Now‘s Robin Young to talk about the dramatic biological effects the change can also cause.
As supervisor of university greenhouses, Dyer keeps plants in rude health — unless experimental protocol calls for them to perish
What do you do when you're told you have just been awarded an $875,000 research grant? Well, if you are anything like Dr. Arpita Bose, you start by screaming.
Biologist Erik Herzog on the abrupt time changes that mark the beginning and end of daylight saving time
Most adults can remember their childhood dream job and their aspirations to become the next great sports star, ballet dancer, veterinarian or teacher.
Dyer, a greenhouse supervisor in the Department of Biology, was nominated by multiple members of the department.
Weakly electric fish use oscillatory receptors to find their neighbors
Can scientists hack photosynthesis to feed the world as population soars?
In an effort to increase diversity in the neurosciences, Washington University in St. Louis has received a federal grant to participate in a national pipeline program with that mission.
Scientists have long understood how photosynthesis works – but only up to a point. The very fine details are hard to discern.
Lucia Strader, assistant professor of biology has received a five-year, $866,000 CAREER award from the National Science Foundation (NSF),
A publication with 940 undergraduate authors demonstrates that research experiences can be offered to far more students than has traditionally been possible
The transplanted, deep-rooted grasses now common on the West Coast stabilize an ecosystem in need of a different kind of balance.
Each year, the Department of Biology in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis awards a prize to a graduating senior in memory of Marion Smith Spector