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
Ram V. Dixit, PhD, assistant professor of biology in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, has received a four-year, $1.17 million grant
Quatrano will receive the Science Leadership Award, which recognizes distinguished individuals who have played important leadership roles in the development of science and scientists in the St. Louis area.
A duel between mathematical models supports the reigning theory of the genetics of altruism
Ram V. Dixit, PhD, assistant professor of biology in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, received a five-year, $1,163,940 Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award
Young bees are forced too early into adult roles
The Big History Project features several notable scientists and historians, including Washington University professor of biology Ursula Goodenough.