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Clues Point to Climate Change as a Culprit in Gray Whale Deaths
Published: 11/10/2020

Sue Moore, UW Biology affiliate professor, was featured in an article by The Scientist on climate change and its role in the uptick of gray whale deaths.

“Something’s...Read more

Published: 11/02/2020

An exciting new study led by Luke Weaver, UW Biology graduate student, and Gregory Wilson Mantilla, UW Biology professor & curator of vertebrate paleontology at the Burke Museum, has...Read more

Published: 10/15/2020

Joe Felsenstein, Professor Emeritus of Genome Sciences and of Biology at the University of Washington, was recently announced one of three winners of the National Center for Science...Read more

Published: 09/30/2020

Scott Freeman, UW Biology Teaching Professor Emeritus, wrote an opinion piece featured in Scientific American on how to narrow the achievement gaps for underrepresented students.

General chemistry has a...Read more

Published: 09/29/2020

Another baby orca has been born to J pod, the Center for Whale Research confirmed Friday morning. It’s the second calf born this month for the endangered southern resident orcas...Read more

Published: 09/18/2020

NOAA scientists are partnering with citizen scientists in the OceanEYEs project to count seven important bottomfish species.

Hana Ra, UW Biology ’20 alumna, first became interested in citizen science during...Read more

Published: 09/17/2020

Carl Bergstrom was recently interviewed on The Open Mind podcast. In this episode, Carl discusses how to dismantle disinformation and his new book "Calling Bullsh*t: The Art of Skepticism...Read more

Published: 09/17/2020

Briana Abrahms, UW Biology assistant professor and Boersma Endowed Chair in Natural History and Conservation, is featured in an article in UW News about Whale Safe, a new online tool launched...Read more

Published: 09/14/2020

Carl Bergstrom is quoted in an article in The Atlantic on the U.S. response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The article argues that as the U.S. heads toward the...Read more

Published: 09/14/2020

Mother orca Tahlequah has had her baby.

The endangered southern resident killer whale, J35, touched hearts in the Pacific Northwest and around the world in August 2018 when she lost...Read more

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