Tag Archives: biology

New Stuff Tuesday – December 20, 2016

The Gene: An Intimate History by Siddhartha Mukherjee RB155.M85 2016 Browsing Books, 2nd floor Siddhartha Mukherjee, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Emperor of All Maladies, has written a new book tracing the history of the scientific discovery of genes and … Continue reading

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Science in television and movies

The UWW Chem Club is sponsoring a free live webinar “Chemistry on the Silver Screen” on Tues., Feb. 24, at 5:45 p.m. in Upham room 140. The webinar will feature science advisors to Breaking Bad and other entertainment like the … Continue reading

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Celebrate Darwin Day! Feb 12

Anneke Lisberg, Department of Biological Sciences, will talk about “The smell of success: Understanding chemical signals and competition in social mammals” in honor of Charles Darwin’s 206th birthday on Thurs., Feb. 12, 6:30-8pm in Hyland Hall’s Timmerman Auditorium. “Darwin Day” … Continue reading

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BioOne database down Mar 1

The BioOne database will be down for maintenance on Sat., Mar. 1, beginning at 10 a.m. The duration of the downtime is not fixed, but could range from 4-16 hours. If you are conducting research in subjects covered by this … Continue reading

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Darwin Day! Wed Feb 12

On Wed. Feb. 12 celebrate Darwin Day! The University, College of Letters & Sciences, Biological Sciences Dept., and TriBeta (Biological Honors Society), will host two free events that you can attend: The Edible Tree of Life, 6pm in Hyland Hall’s … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – June 11

Trash Animals: How We Live with Nature’s Filthy, Feral, Invasive, and Unwanted Species edited by Kelsi Nagy and Phillip David Johnson II QL85 .T72 2013 New Arrivals, 2nd floor Whenever I travel to a city like Chicago, there’s always one … Continue reading

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Remembering Dolly (the sheep)

On July 5th in 1996, Dolly the sheep (the first mammal successfully cloned from an adult cell) was born in Scotland. This sparked all kinds of hope and controversy. Hope for medical breakthroughs and perhaps a way to save endangered … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – November 8

Four Fish A Journey from the Ocean to Your Plate by Paul Greenberg SH167 .S17 G74 2010 New Arrivals, 2nd floor I grew up in the middle of Illinois, with the closest body of water, Lake Michigan, about four hours … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – September 27

The Dolphin in the Mirror Exploring Dolphin Minds and Saving Dolphin Lives by Diana Reiss QL737 .C432 R457 2011 New Arrivals, 2nd floor Animals are fascinating creatures, and when they live in water, it’s even cooler. I remember going up … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – June 7

Discoveries of the Census of Marine Life: Making Ocean Life Count by Paul Snelgrove QH91.8 .B6 S64 2010 New Book Island, 2nd floor The United States Census Bureau finished up the decennial census last year. They pulled out all the … Continue reading

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