How does the struggle between sexual selection and natural selection drive the coloration of a tropical gecko?

On animal coloration, sexual selection may promote conspicuousness while natural selection may favor crypsis...

Surveying freshwater sponge diversity in the Great Lakes region

Freshwater sponges are the pinnacle of the weird and wonderful. As a basal animal that most people don’t even...

How have pigeons in eastern North America evolved?

This study aims to better understand how birds can micro-evolve in a newly colonized environment. I hypothesize...

How does carbon dioxide concentration affect the invasive species of crayfish faxonius rusticus and procambarus clarkii?

The overarching goal of this experiment is to determine the carbon dioxide (CO2) concentration needed to cause...

How do Aedes mosquito genetics affect their habitat choice?

Mosquito habitat expansion has allowed for their reintroduction in the South. There is an increasing rate of...

Engineering rhizobacteria to improve crop yields and drought resistance in legumes

Fertilizers used in agriculture have significant environmental effects like toxic algal blooms and biodiversity...

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