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Published: 06/30/2017

A multi-year survey of the nutritional, physiological and reproductive health of endangered southern resident killer whales suggests that up to two-thirds of pregnancies failed in this population from 2007 to...Read more

Published: 06/29/2017

Floral curve test shows what’s great for a moth is not so good for a flower
3-D printed imaginary flowers reveal hidden pollinator-plant conflict over flower shape

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Published: 06/19/2017

You could call Wasser an animal detective, but he’s not the gun-toting, tough-talking, hard-boiled investigator that’s the stuff of Hollywood film noir. If anything, the bearded, 62-year-old biology professor with...Read more

Published: 06/09/2017

For hundreds of years, a species of flying squirrel was hiding right under (actually, above) our noses.

A new ...Read more

Published: 06/08/2017

A recent large-scale study using mathematical modeling regarding female academics in Japan yielded shocking results: Female STEM academics are 30-50% less likely to be promoted to the rank of full professor,...Read more

Published: 06/02/2017

Biology sophomore Katherine Tran was featured in a Crosscut article on the challenges women face when pursuing education and careers in science.
Here are a few excerpts:...Read more

Published: 06/01/2017

Last year PLOS articles received nearly 30 million downloads and out of over 22,000 PLOS ONE research articles published in 2016, an article authored by Alison Crowe and Ben Wiggins...Read more

Published: 05/26/2017

UW Biology was well represented in the latest round of awards from the National Science Foundation. In fact, in the last two years, of the 17 graduate awards given in...Read more

Published: 05/26/2017

Members of the Perkel lab and their collaborators recently published an article in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) on the variablilty of songbird neural activity. Trial-and-error learning...Read more

Published: 05/19/2017

Ecologists have long predicted that climate change will send plants and animals uphill and towards the poles in search of familiar temperatures. Such movements have increasingly been documented around the...Read more