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Published: 09/18/2017

The construction of a dam in central Brazil has spurred remarkably fast evolution of geckos in the region. In just 15 years, the lizards’ heads have grown larger—an adaptation that...Read more

Published: 09/15/2017

Starfish have a superpower, one that seem almost magical—they can regenerate entire limbs. If one of their five appendages becomes stricken with an incurable disease, they just drop it off...Read more

Published: 09/06/2017

Kristin Campbell is a recent graduate from the University of Washington Biology Department. She currently volunteers for the Burke Museum’s Mammalogy Collection and continues to research sea otter skull morphology...Read more

Published: 09/05/2017

A $2.5 million National Science Foundation grant will daylight thousands of specimens from their museum shelves by CT scanning 20,000 vertebrates and making these data-rich, 3-D images available online to...Read more

Published: 09/05/2017

Tucker is a very good boy. Oh yes he is. His fine-tuned snout has sniffed out even the most elusive of orca feces floating atop the Salish Sea, some as...Read more

Published: 07/19/2017

The Cabernard lab and collaborators recently published in Developmental Cell and found that cell and tissue morphogenesis depends on the correct regulation of non-muscle Myosin II, but how this motor protein...Read more

Published: 07/12/2017

Bill Hardin and the Paredez lab recently published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) found that unlike your human cells which pinch off using myosin, Giardia...Read more

Published: 08/11/2017

Starting Aug. 12, the public can watch fossil preparation of the University of Washington ...Read more

Published: 07/12/2017

‘The Models Are Too Conservative’: Paleontologist Peter Ward on What Past Mass Extinctions Can Teach Us About Climate Change Today

Full article by David Wallace-Wells

This week, to accompany...Read more

Published: 08/10/2017

Achievement gaps on exam scores between white students and students from historically underrepresented groups still frequently exist in introductory biology courses. This is true even when controlling for academic

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