This spring, scientists at Washington State University are following the journey of honeybees across the United States and inspecting hives to get a clearer picture of colony health across the annual cycle of pollination.
A count of the Western Monarch butterfly population last winter saw a staggering drop in numbers, but there are hopeful signs the beautiful pollinators are adapting to a changing climate and ecology.
John Peters, director of WSU’s Institute of Biological Chemistry, will take the reins of the university’s NIH Protein Biotechnology Training Program from Michael Kahn.
New WSU research predicts how and where the invasive newcomer to the Pacific Northwest, dubbed the “murder hornet,” could spread.
Julianna Brutman plans to use the funding from her NSF Graduate Research Fellowship to investigate new aspects of how the brain controls energy homeostasis.
It was a gray June afternoon when graphic designer Megan Asche stumbled upon the tiny insect that would change the course of her career.
Scientists are one step closer to understanding how the cancer-fighting drug Taxol is produced by trees, according to a new paper led by WSU researchers.
The study shows students taking introductory biology coupled with a service-learning project, performed better academically and had improved first-year retention rates compared with students who did not participate in service-learning.
The four-year bachelor of arts degree program offered on the WSU Pullman and Vancouver campuses consists primarily of courses in anthropology and biological sciences, with additional courses of the student’s choosing.
The exercise takes students far beyond traditional lessons by giving them access to detailed 3D cell models, demonstrating the true complexity of cells that can’t be depicted in textbooks.