PULLMAN, Wash. – Irene Pepperberg, an international expert in animal cognition and communication, will present the 2018 Robert Jonas Lecture in Biological Sciences on Tuesday, March 27, at Washington State University.
Harvard researcher and lecturer Irene Pepperberg, an international expert in animal cognition and communication, will present the 2018 Robert Jonas Lecture in Biological Sciences, Tuesday, March 27, at Todd Hall.
By Eric Sorensen, WSU News
PULLMAN, Wash. – Columbia River Chinook salmon have lost as much as two-thirds of their genetic diversity, Washington State University researchers have found.
By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer
PULLMAN, Wash. – Almost every calorie that we eat at one time went through the veins of a plant. If a plant’s circulatory system could be rejiggered to make more nutrients available – through bigger seeds or sweeter tomatoes – the world’s farmers could feed more people.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Clinical assistant professors Lisa Carloye and Karl Olsen will receive the annual President’s Distinguished Teaching Award for Non-tenure Track Faculty at the Celebrating Excellence Recognition Banquet on March 25.
PULLMAN — Didemnum sea squirts don’t look scary. But the yellow blobs that are showing up on rocks and lobster traps in Puget Sound and the Hood Canal have biologists plenty worried.Native to Europe, the colonial creatures lack natural predators in North America. Unnoticed and unopposed, they can spread unchecked, eventually smothering shellfish beds and emitting toxins that harm other residents of the intertidal zone.And they’re not alone. Non-native species such as apple maggots, knapweed and cheatgrass threaten orchards, rangelands and forests across Washington. Nationwide, invasive species do an estimated $137 billion of environmental and economic damage each year.Richard Mack of Washington State University’s School … » More …