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Published: 12/01/2020

In a New York Times article, Carl Bergstrom, UW Biology professor, is among the list of names suggested for President-elect Joseph Biden Jr.'s coronavirus advisory panel.


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Published: 11/25/2020

A new study reveals that 65 plant species have gone extinct in the continental United States and Canada since European settlement, more extinctions than any previous scientific study has ever...Read more

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.

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Published: 11/10/2020

A warmhearted article recently published by The New York Times features UW Biology professor Daniel Promislow and the Dog Aging Project, which Promislow co-directs. The article discusses the...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