Ocean hypoxia off Pacific Northwest coast more troubling than ever, experts say
researchers working on ship on the ocean

According to Francis Chan and collaborators, hypoxia off the Pacific Northwest coast is as bad as it's been at any point in 2021.

Creativity, research and activism intersect for Martin-O’Neill fellow
photo of Bryan Lynn sitting by blooming lilies

Congratulations to Bryan Lynn on receiving the 2020-21 Larry W. Martin & Joyce B. O’Neill Endowed Fellowship for his work using mathematical modeling to investigate the evolution of cooperation, using bacteria as his subjects. Learn more about his journey to becoming a grad student.

Low-flow research on Colorado River sheds light on eventual new normal for Grand Canyon
photo of a dam on Colorado River

Dave Lytle, Angelika Kurthen and Jared Freedman teamed up with the USGS to monitor invertebrates and help track stream health.

Ancient, newly identified 'mammoth weevil' used huge 'trunk' to fight for mates
magnified image of weevil in amber

George Poinar has once again identified a new species trapped in amber. This 100-million-year-old weevil is unlike any other known fossilized or living weevil.

Ant trapped in ancient amber with parasitic mushroom stuck in its butt
magnified image of ant and mushroom in amber

George Poinar has discovered an ancient ant in a strange predicament.