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Biological Sciences Students & Alumni Present at Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists

Eight Biological Sciences students and two recent alumni presented papers at the 2014 Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists July 30 to Aug. 4 in Chattanooga, TN. Graduate students presenting papers at the conference: Danny D’Amore – Maternal environment influences development of behavioral syndrome in the swordtail fish, Xiphophorus multilineatus […]

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August 5, 2014 at 1:13 pmResearch

D’Amore Presents ‘Maternal Environment Influences Development of Behavioral Syndrome in Swordtail Fish’

D’Amore Presents ‘Maternal Environment Influences Development of Behavioral Syndrome in Swordtail Fish’

Biological Sciences graduate student Danny D’Amore presented “Maternal Environment Influences Development of Behavioral Syndrome in Swordtail Fish, Xiphophorus multilineatus” at the 2014 Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists July 30 to Aug. 4 in Chattanooga, TN. His co-authors were Oscar Rios-Cardenas of the Instituto de Ecología in Mexico and Dr. […]

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August 5, 2014 at 1:03 pmResearch

WMAR: Maryland Terrapin Population Fighting Development, Predators and Crab Pots

WMAR: Maryland Terrapin Population Fighting Development, Predators and Crab Pots

A WMAR report on “Maryland terrapin population fighting development, predators and crab pots” quotes Dr. Willem Roosenburg, Professor of Biological Sciences, on his research on the terrapin. “Diamondback terrapins—the official reptile of Maryland—already have a lot stacked against them,” says the article that tells residents how to install turtle-excluder devices […]

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July 22, 2014 at 4:43 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Biology Student Examines How Climate Change Impacts Appalachia Amphibians

Biology Student Examines How Climate Change Impacts Appalachia Amphibians

By Natalia Radic From Perspectives Hiking through the trails of Appalachia, Biological Sciences doctoral student Vincent Farallo focuses his attention on the ground, under the leaf litter, in search of small, colorful lungless salamanders. These amphibians live in “microhabitats” of only 1-10 meters squared. Because they breathe through their skin, […]

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June 12, 2014 at 2:42 pmResearch

Hassett Co-Authors Paper Assessing Global Warming Impact on Tiny Atlantic Crustaceans

Hassett Co-Authors Paper Assessing Global Warming Impact on Tiny Atlantic Crustaceans

Where have all the codfish gone? Dr. R. Patrick Hassett, Associate Professor of Biological Sciences, is a co-author on a paper assessing the impact of global warming on the North Atlantic food chain. The researchers are using a new technique to acquire data on a tiny crustacean that is a […]

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February 26, 2014 at 11:37 amResearch