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Another danger sign for coral reefs: Substitute symbiont falls short

Virginia Weis, Eli Meyer, Cammie Crowder and collaborators found that a substitute and more heat-tolerant symbiont, S. trenchii, will not likely provide a beneficial partnership for coral. 

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Congratulations to Sally Hacker on being elected Fellow of AAAS

Sally Hacker was elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in recognition of her outstanding contributions to science and scientific leadership.

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Student Science Media Exhibit

Celebrate the launch of Family Weekend and join us for the Student Science Media Exhibit on Friday, Nov. 17, 3:30-5:30 pm in LInC 100. Media created by students in this term's BI 101 will be displayed on big screens, set to music. 

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Because diversity matters: Science students attend 2017 SACNAS conference

Biology major Mamo Waianuhea was among College of Science students attending the Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) national conference in Salt Lake City in October. She also presented a poster showcasing her research.

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The Ocean’s Low-Oxygen Dead Zones Are Getting Worse, Just Like Wildfires

By all accounts, 2017 shaped up to be a bad year for ocean hypoxia according to Francis Chan. He's been studying these "dead zones" for many years.

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