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What if humans could regrow an amputated arm or leg, or completely restore nervous system function after a spinal cord injury?
If you ask the internet, penguins are pretty much perfect as they are: cute, curious, and clumsy. But the truth is, the “perfect” penguin might not always take the same form....Read more
Nov. 7, 1929 - Dec. 1, 2016
Margaret "Peggy" Cohn (nee Foreman), age 87, died on Dec. 1, 2016, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Born in Jacksonville, Illinois, Peggy earned her...Read more
"Hundreds Of Dead Puffins Are Mysteriously Washing Ashore In Alaska"
Climate change could be driving the seabird to starvation, amid reports of mass puffin die-offs worldwide in recent years....Read more
Major forest die-offs due to drought, heat and beetle infestations or deforestation could have consequences far beyond the local landscape.
Wiping out an entire forest can have significant effects on...Read more
I am pleased to announce that Professor Liz Van Volkenburgh has agreed to serve as the Interim Director of the School of Environmental and Forest Sciences, beginning January 1, 2017,...Read more
Women researchers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) departments tend to have a wider range of collaborators than men, but are still significantly underrepresented, especially in genomics, according to...Read more
More than 90 percent of ivory in large, seized shipments came from elephants that died less than three years before, ...Read more