Why Monarch Butterflies Need a Helping Hand

Katy Prudic relates the declining populations of butterflies. Read her article to find ways that you can help.

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Don't shake: Snakes are good for your garden

Bob Mason explains the benefits of having snakes in yards and gardens and how to encourage them to stay. 

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Lab studies coral, anemones

Grad students Sheila Kitchen, Camerron Crowder and Trevor Tivey study coral and anemones in the Weis Lab.

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OSU study: Ocean changes may help - or hurt - fisheries

Bruce Menge, OSU Integrative Biology, and colleagues at Northeastern University publish their research findings on the effects of global warming on ocean upwelling in the journal Nature.

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Amber fossil links earliest grasses, dinosaurs and fungus used to produce LSD

George Poinar and colleagues have discovered an ergot-like fungus on the earliest known grass specimen, fossilized in 100-million-year-old amber.

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Deb Lutterschmidt wins Independent Investigator Award

Deb Lutterschmidt (PhD Zoology, 2006, OSU) received the 2015 Gorbman-Bern New Independent Investigator Award from the North American Society for Comparative Endocrinology. While a PhD student at OSU, Deb worked in the Mason Lab.

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Nearly $1.5 million in scholarships awarded to science students

Biology and Zoology undergraduates receive College of Science scholarships.

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Fast and furious: The real lives of swallows

Doug Warrick and collaborators study the flight of barn swallows and cliff swallows.  Their findings may help design more efficient drones.

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Treatment for parasitic worms helps animals survive infectious diseases--and spread them

Anna Jolles and colleagues report findings on relationship between internal parasites and infectious disease in African buffalo.

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UO, OSU professors Geri Richmond and Jane Lubchenco are new U.S. science envoys -- science roundup extra

Jane Lubchenco is one of four researchers named by Secretary of State John Kerry as US science envoys.

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