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Hypoxia and Connectivity in the Developing Vertebrate Nervous System

Each year more than 500,000 infants in the U.S.A. are born prematurely, up to a third of whom will develop a neurodevelopmental disorder (NDD). NDDs range from autism to cerebral palsy and are caused by alterations in brain connectivity. Chronic … Continue reading

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Understanding when we can dig deeper to discover more information on archaeological bones

When archeologists discover bones lying deep underground, within ruins, or hidden inside a dark cave, these scientists can use methods like radiocarbon dating to age the bones, or methods like stable isotope analysis to discover the diet of the organism … Continue reading

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Effects of Fire on Reptiles and Amphibians

A new paper just came out from Dr. Chris Howey‘s lab. The work focuses on how prescribed fires (in many cases, necessary to maintain healthy ecosystems) affect the reptiles and amphibians living within those landscapes. Prescribed fires are man-made burns … Continue reading

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