Tag archive for Department of Biological Sciences

unwrap the unseen

The methods and tools of Big Data visualization have value in every field of scholarship and science, even in the humanities.

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No harm, no foul

How to stop barnacles from gaining a foothold on hulls and gear.

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Oyster Medics

Falwell notches the shell and watches the oyster repair the wound.

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Serious science, safer food

In the fight against food-borne pathogens, nothing is off the table, not even the grocery bag.

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a sea change in shell science

Andy Mount and his students are going up against seventy years of research that teaches something entirely different and that’s a tough thing to do.

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How did those get in there?

The electron micrographs seemed clear enough: Bits of gold had found their way inside living bacteria. But Tamara McNealy could hardly believe what she saw.

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transformations

A new generation of tools is allowing scientists to reveal, in breathtaking detail, once-hidden patterns of life.

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of seeds and the river

In chilled white hands and fingertips reddened by a raw December rain, Gene Eidson holds the future: scruffy, pea-size packets of potential life. Winter is when the cypress trees drop their seed onto the ground and into tea-colored swamp water.

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