Increasing survival of macaw chicks using foster macaw parents in the wild

Wild Scarlet Macaw populations are declining due to the illegal trade and habitat loss. Although Scarlet Macaws...

What Did 17th-Century Sailors Really Eat?

Were sailors actually ship-shape--or were they truly a sickly bunch? Find out with us! We are replicating shipboard...

Bighorn Basin Paleontological Institute's 2017 Field Expedition

This is an invitation to work alongside paleontologists for a week (or more!) this summer as we collect, excavate...

How deep are microplastics in the sea? Understanding wind-driven vertical mixing

Microplastics – small bits of plastic millimeters or smaller in size – that float in the ocean are carried by...

Illuminating the firefly genome

Fireflies! These silent fireworks on warm summer nights fill us with wonder. But so much about these fascinating...

The Joshua Tree Genome Project

Joshua trees are perhaps the strangest plants in the world. Their long, spindly branches form twisted candelabras...

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