In The News: School of Life Sciences

Wired
May 19, 2022

Scientists are just starting to uncover the vast diversity of microbes out there. The only problem? No one can agree on how to name them.

Lifewire
April 13, 2022

Robot bees could one day help pollinate crops amid rising concerns about a worldwide decline in insect populations that has the potential to wreak havoc on food supplies.

CNN
March 16, 2022

Watch out giant hornets, your next mating could be your last.

Giddy
February 11, 2022

Your genes govern appearance and blood type, but they're also responsible for a whole lot more.

Las Vegas Sun
January 26, 2022

A conservation group and a southern Nevada ski resort said Tuesday they settled a federal lawsuit that had blocked plans to put a mountain biking park on steep terrain that is home to the endangered Mount Charleston blue butterfly.

The Scientist
January 4, 2022

The International Committee on Systematics of Prokaryotes recently pulled the rank of phylum into its code of official nomenclature. Experts say the move will help standardize science in the long run but potentially disrupt research now.

The Blade
October 28, 2021

Metroparks Toledo now has scientific evidence to prove two of its more controversial decisions in recent years — culling deer and removing non-native trees, including pines — have paid dividends in terms of expanded, diversified, and healthier plant growth.

Yahoo!
October 28, 2021

Metroparks Toledo now has scientific evidence to prove two of its more controversial decisions in recent years — culling deer and removing non-native trees, including pines — have paid dividends in terms of expanded, diversified, and healthier plant growth.

Houston Chronicle
October 21, 2021

Food and oxygen are scarce on deep space flights. Time is plentiful.

Detroit Free Press
October 1, 2021

The murder hornets that have been making headlines and both terrifying and fascinating the public can be as deadly as their nickname implies, but their true threat is to honeybee populations, rather than people.

MobiHealthNews
September 20, 2021

The Translational Research Institute for Space Health (TRISH) at Baylor College of Medicine awarded $4 million to researchers studying how to protect the body from damage in space by reducing metabolism.

SpaceRef
September 20, 2021

The Translational Research Institute for Space Health (TRISH) at Baylor College of Medicine grants nearly $4 million in awards to four outstanding researcher teams in response to its Biomedical Research Advances for Space Health (BRASH) 2101 solicitation.