Animal biologist develops app to see fishing lures through the eyes of a bass
Publication Date: 17 November 2017
From left, Matthew Hudson, Arian Avalos, Gene Robinson and their colleagues found genomic signatures associated with the evolution of gentle behavior in Puerto Rico’s Africanized honey bees.
Publication Date: 16 November 2017
Like a Hydra, some plants grow bigger and boost their chemical defenses after being clipped.
Publication Date: 11 October 2017
Several institutions to benefit from $16 million grant to research photosynthesis and water use efficiency
Publication Date: 06 October 2017
U. of I. animal biology professor Andrew Suarez and his colleagues describe the unusual mechanics that enable Myrmoteras ant jaws to snap closed in half a millisecond.
Publication Date: 01 September 2017
Publication Date: 17 August 2017
The wings of Megatibicen dorsatus, a prairie-dwelling cicada, are helping engineers design water-repellent surfaces.
Publication Date: 16 August 2017
Julian Catchen, Shane Campbell-Staton and their colleagues found genetic, regulatory and physiological signatures of natural selection in green anole lizards that survived a bout of extremely cold weather in South Texas.
Publication Date: 03 August 2017
Socially unresponsive bees share something fundamental with autistic humans, new research finds.
Publication Date: 31 July 2017
Researchers at the U. of I. found that plants vary a lot in the efficiency with which they uptake carbon dioxide and conserve water. Plant biology professor Andrew Leakey, left, mentored Kevin Wolz, who was an undergraduate at the time he conducted the research. Wolz now holds degrees in civil engineering and biology and is pursuing a doctorate in biology.
Publication Date: 24 July 2017