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Morris, Co-Authors Examine Reproductive Tactics of Swordfish at Evolutionarily Stable State

Drs. Oscar Rios-Cardenas and Molly Morris

Dr. Molly Morris, Professor of Biological Sciences, co-authored an article in Animal Behaviour that examined reproductive tactics of swordfish at an evolutionarily stable state. Oscar Rios-Cardenas from Mexico’s Instituto de Ecología and Lisa Bono from the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Yale University were the other authors of the […]

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September 9, 2018 at 10:46 amResearch

Researchers Get 1804 Funding for Freshwater Research Facility

Biological Sciences undergraduate researchers collect data on larval amphibians raised under experimental drought regimes. (photo: Viorel Popescu)

Ohio University researchers were awarded close to $50,000 through the Ohio University 1804 Fund to set up a freshwater research facility that will enable graduate and undergraduate research and experiential learning. Humans and fish and wildlife alike depend on clean freshwater. Southeastern Ohio is not particularly famous for clean, healthy […]

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August 27, 2018 at 9:11 amNews Research

OHIO Researchers Called Upon to Solve Midge Fly Infestation in Ohio Waste Water Treatment Plants

Honors Tutorial College student Mitch Duffner with bioassaying flashing LED lights, mimicking midge wingbeat frequencies at Alum Creek Water Reclamation Facility.

Ever wonder what happens to the water when it goes down the drain or toilet? Eventually, it ends up at a water reclamation facility, where it is filtered, cleansed and converted back into water that can be used for other purposes, such as agricultural irrigation, replenishing surface and ground water, […]

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August 26, 2018 at 5:29 pmNews Research

Alumni News | National Geographic Details Dr. Papay’s Face Transplant at Cleveland Clinic

Dr. Frank Papay, chairs the Cleveland Clinic's Dermatology and Plastic Surgery Institute.

Ohio University alum Dr. Frank Papay’s plastic surgery work to restore a young woman’s face was featured in a National Geographic article headlined “The Story of a Face: Inside the groundbreaking face transplant that has given a  young woman a second chance at life.” Papay earned a bachelor’s degree in […]

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August 16, 2018 at 9:05 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Alumni News | Sea Grant Director Talks about Algal Blooms on Lake Erie

Dr. Christopher Winslow

Ohio University alum Dr. Christopher Winslow ’97 talked about research on harmful algal blooms within Lake Erie, reports the Southern Medina Post. Connect with Winslow on LinkedIn. Winslow earned a B.S. in Biological Sciences–Environmental Biology from the College of Arts & Sciences at OHIO. Area residents have the opportunity to […]

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July 23, 2018 at 4:32 pmAlumni in the News In the News

Pre-Vet Biology Major Overcomes Challenges for a Successful First Year

Nate Gribble '21

by Kristin Distel Pre-Veterinary Biology student Nate Gribble describes his first year at OHIO as equal parts rigorous and rewarding. During that first year, he learned innumerable lessons about Biological Sciences—and how to achieve even the most challenging goals. ‘I’m Going to Stick with It’ “I told myself, ‘This major is […]

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July 1, 2018 at 12:24 pmNews

Working on the Wayne | Figuring Out Where to Start

Fragile Forktail (Ischnura posita). Photo Credit: Tyler Stewart

By Tyler Stewart Biological Sciences student interning at the Wayne National Forest When I was offered the opportunity to work at the Wayne National Forest as an intern for the summer, I was ecstatic. Last summer, two students from Ohio University’s wildlife biology program partnered with the Wayne National Forest […]

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June 29, 2018 at 10:29 amNews