Gators and Guineafowl May Help Us Understand How Dinosaurs Moved

"We've uncovered surprising new information that will improve reconstructions of locomotion in extinct animals," said lead study author Armita Manafzadeh, EEB graduate student. Read full article here.

 

Bianca Brown

Every day, scientists learn more about the gut microbiome, the diverse group of bacteria that colonizes the digestive tract and helps maintain an organism’s overall health. Click here to read story.

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Interview with Mark Bertness

Interview with Mark Bertness, author of A Brief Natural History of Civilization.

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EEB professor wins prestigious Fulbright award

Stephen Porder, Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Assistant Provost for Sustainability, will study and teach in Paris next year as a De Tocqueville Distinguished Chair, to read full story, click here.

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Burrowing crabs reshaping salt marshes, with climate change to blame

Given higher sea levels and softer soil in the wake of a shifting climate, Sesarma crabs, which have already decimated salt marshes in the Northeast, are now rising to prominence in southeastern marshes, a new study finds.

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Different tracks, same dinosaurs: Brown researchers dig deeper into dinosaur movements

Using X-ray-based technology developed at Brown University, researchers uncover shared subsurface movement patterns between birds and dinosaurs, adding a new dimension of fossil track diversity.  To read full, article click here.

Dov Sax appointed interim director of IBES

Dov F. Sax, Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Environment and Society, has agreed to serve as interim director of the Institute at Brown for Envionment and Society (IBES). Click here to read full story.

Huerta-Sanchez selected for the 2020 Sloan Fellowship

Congratulations to EEB professor Emilia Huerta-Sanchez, who is one of the winners selected for the 2020 Sloan Research Fellowships! Click here to read more.

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