Tag Integrative biology
Science Journalist in Residence meets UW’s creatures
Last week, in addition to visiting students in classrooms and sharing their passion for writing about creatures in a public panel, science journalist Sabrina Imbler visited several labs across UW–Madison to meet researchers and critters alike.
Study finds that big rains bring big algae blooms… eventually
Phosphorus is only one part of the algae bloom recipe, research shows. Other key factors at play are calm winds, warm surface waters and a low abundance of tiny crustaceans called zooplankton.
Evolving to outpace climate change, tiny marine animal provides new evidence of long-theorized genetic mechanism
The evolution experiment is new evidence of a genetic mechanism called positive epistasis, in which the positive effect of a variant of a gene is amplified when working in combination with other key genes.