Transforming Styrofoam waste into biodegradable plastic

The primary objective of the project is to create an industrially-comparable method of producing PHA, a biodegradable...

Building an active surveillance system for lead in Northeastern wildlife

Many species of wildlife are exposed to lead in the environment, sometimes with devastating consequences. Some...

What risks do ticks confer to the humans and animals of Guam?

There is an abundant population of ticks on Guam, which can cause devastating illness in animals. Many animals...

Investigating the role of innate immune function in snakes battling fungal disease

Ophidiomycosis (snake fungal disease) is a threat to snake health. Caused by the fungus Ophidiomyces ophiodiicola...

Can we utilize natural bat colony behavior as a vaccination strategy?

Bats are one of the most prolific and ecologically important groups of mammals on the planet, but they are often...

Do hummingbirds use cool perches so they can fly in the heat?

Will hummingbirds tolerate high temperatures due to climate change? Many studies look at heat tolerance during...

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