Monthly Archives: October 2018

Name the Snake! … and win $25 Starbucks Gift Card!

This past summer, the Biology Department gained a new member – A Snake! To be exact, the snake is a Timber Rattlesnake, and it is the center of Dr. Chris Howey’s research here in the Biology Department.  Much of Dr. … Continue reading

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SynAPSE brings science-in-action to local Elementary

On October 19th, a group of 12 Biology students and two faculty visited a local elementary school (McNichols Plaza) to give a program about the nervous system and their senses to the 4th graders. These fantastic hands-on activities get the … Continue reading

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American Museum of Natural History Trip

The Biology Department is sponsoring a trip to the American Museum of Natural History in New York City on November 10th.  A bus will leave the Loyola Science Center at 8:30 am and will depart the Museum at 5:30 pm.  … 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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Biology Seminar Series

The monthly departmental seminar series is up and running again, with a new speaker coming at the end of each month. Everyone is welcome – including faculty and students from every part of the University. We’re halfway through the speakers … Continue reading

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