Department of Biological Sciences

A&S in the News: November 25-December 1, 2018

Read local, national, and world news that features faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for performances in the School of Music, research on freshwater mussels, an academic phenom, and more. […]

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A&S in the News: October 21-27, 2018

Read local, national, and world news that features faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for the annual Haunting at the Museum, research on the legal landscape, the upcoming elections, and more. […]

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UA Researchers Examining Parkinson’s Resilience

From the September 2018 Desktop News | Diseases have a spectrum of risk, even those partially embedded in genes such as Parkinson’s disease. Less than 10 percent of those with Parkinson’s can pinpoint their genes as the only culprit, while scores of others with some genetic markers are diagnosed with the disease. Still others have markers […]

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A&S in the News: July 29-August 4, 2018

Read local and national news that features faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for summer commencement, research on Parkinson’s disease, a theatre to treat autism, and more. […]

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A&S in the News: July 22-28, 2018

Read local and national news that features faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for MothFest, research on voter fraud, the Forensic Science Camp, and more. […]

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A&S in the News: July 15-21, 2018

Read local and national news that features faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for the American Ballet Theatre Summer Intensive, research on sleep behavior, the upcoming runoff election, and more. […]

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Disease Afflicting Frogs Becoming Deadlier

  From the July 2018 Desktop News | A disease-inducing fungus in amphibians worldwide could become deadlier as different genetic variations emerge, according to research led by The University of Alabama. Biologists tested the harmfulness of a Brazilian hybrid form of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, known simply as Bd or the amphibian chytrid fungus, as well as both […]

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