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Science Cafe | Will Cool Lizards Succumb to a Hot Climate, Feb. 5

Dr. Donald Miles

Science Café presents Dr. Donald Miles discussing “Will Cool Lizards Succumb to a Hot Climate” on Feb. 5 at 5 p.m. in the Front Room at Baker University Center. Miles, Professor of Biological Sciences at Ohio University, will discuss recent efforts of detect the risk of extinction in lizards and […]

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March 1, 2020 at 11:00 pmEvents

CANCELED | Ecolunch | Social Games and Genic Selection Drive Mammalian Mating System Evolution and Speciation, March 18

Dr. Donald Miles

Note: This event has been canceled. Ecolunch presents Dr. Donald Miles discussing “Social games and genic selection drive mammalian mating system evolution and speciation” on March 18 from 11:50 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in Irvine 159. Miles is Professor of Biological Sciences. Ecolunch is a long-running Ohio University seminar series […]

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March 1, 2020 at 7:45 pmEvents

CANCELED | Ecolunch | Thermal Biology of Behavior in Tree Lizards, March 27

Tyler Goerge

Note: This event has been canceled. Ecolunch presents Tyler Goerge discussing “The Thermal Biology of Behavior in Tree Lizards (Urosaurus ornatus)” on March 27 from 11:50 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in Irvine 159. Goerge is a graduate student in Biological Sciences “interested in thermal and behavioral ecology and how rising temperatures […]

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March 1, 2020 at 5:30 pmEvents

Miles Awarded NSF OPUS Grant to Build Database of Several Hundred Lizard Species

Dr. Donald Miles

By Kaitlyn Lyons Dr. Donald Miles, Professor of Biological Sciences at Ohio University, received a grant from the National Science Foundation’s Division of Environmental Biology program Opportunities for Promoting Understanding through Synthesis” (OPUS). This grant, in the amount of $209,451, is to provide support for synthesizing a body of prior […]

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February 14, 2020 at 4:32 pmResearch

Miles Article Models Animal Mating Evolution Like Rock, Paper, Scissors

Dr. Donald Miles

Dr. Donald Miles and researchers from France and California have a new explanation for why some animals are monogamous and others are promiscuous or polygamous, and their model for the evolution of mating systems plays out like a game of rock, paper, scissors. Miles is Professor of Biological Sciences at […]

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December 20, 2019 at 12:33 pmResearch

Miles Quoted on Heat Stress and Desert Birds

Dr. Donald Miles

Dr. Donald Miles was quoted in a South Africa Today story headlined “Heat stress is causing desert bird populations to collapse.” Miles is Professor of Biological Sciences at Ohio University. Birds cool themselves by panting or vibrating their throat muscles. Both of these actions consume water. Past research has suggested […]

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December 19, 2019 at 9:16 amFaculty in the News In the News

Miles Contributes to Study: Cool Lizards Do Not Like Global Warming

Dr. Donald Miles

Dr. Donald Miles, Professor of Biological Sciences at Ohio University, contributed to a study that shows that even sun-loving lizards may not survive rising temperatures in their environment. Climate change is toppling our Earth’s ecosystems out of balance in multiple ways, with often dramatic consequences. Many plants and animals are […]

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September 12, 2019 at 8:40 amResearch