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An Aedes mosquito with pollen sacs on its eyes feeding from Platanthera flowers
Published: 01/23/2020

Without their keen sense of smell, mosquitoes wouldn’t get very far. They rely on this sense to find a host to bite and spots to lay eggs.

And without that...Read more

Published: 01/22/2020

Suciasaurus rex, a meat-eating predator that lived about 88 million years ago, may soon be the official state dinosaur, thanks to eons of geologic upheaval, a chance discovery and some...Read more

Published: 04/13/2018

Tim Gallaher was named as a finalist in the 2018 Graduate School Mentoring Award for Postdoctoral Trainees. 

Hilary Hayford was also nominated for this presitgious award.

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Published: 04/13/2018

Biology graduate student Itzue Caviedes-Soli was named one of the Husky 100. Each year, the Husky 100 recognizes 100 UW undergraduate and graduate students from Bothell, Seattle...Read more

Published: 04/11/2018

A University of Washington professor has been awarded the prestigious Albert Schweitzer Medal for his work for developing noninvasive tools for monitoring human impacts on wildlife. Samuel K....Read more

Published: 04/02/2018

Sharlene Santana was interviewed on the Here Be Monsters podcast. In this episode, HBM host Jeff Emtman attempts to make a metaphor about bats and humans and talks to...Read more

Published: 03/29/2018

In Our Nature, the UW Sustanability blog, reports on how UW Solar worked with the Biology Department and the Life Sciences Building's design...Read more

Gorgonopsian Skull
Published: 03/29/2018

A team led by paleontologists and geologists at the University of Washington has uncovered new fossils in Zambia and Tanzania and has examined previously collected fossils and...Read more

Published: 03/09/2018

The late Professor Robert T. Paine's work with keystone species is being featured in a short film "The Serengeti Rules," which has been accepted into the TriBeca Film Festival in New York....Read more

Published: 03/07/2018

The Ecological Society of America named Janneke Hille Ris Lambers one of their 2018 Fellows.  Janneke was elected for her research linking models and data to test...Read more