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PhD student Mallory Hagadorn receives GRCO grant

PhD student Mallory Hagadorn receives GRCO grant

08/27/2020

USU PhD student, Mallory Hagadorn receives GRCO grant. She says her GRCO funding will facilitate an experiment that aims to localize and quantify neurotransmitter-expressing neurons in the brains of queen and worker bumble bees that have taken care of bro...

USU Uintah Basin Faculty Find New Fossil

USU Uintah Basin Faculty Find New Fossil

07/30/2020

USU Uintah Basin faculty members Lee Ann Jolley and Benjamin Burger have discovered a previously unknown pig-like animal that lived 47 million years ago.

Migratory birds prefer native berries

Migratory Birds Like Native Berries Best

07/23/2020

Even when fruits of invasive plants are abundant, migratory songbirds seek out native berries, according to new research.

USU Biologists Explore Evolution of White Coloration of Velvet Ants

USU Biologists Explore Evolution of White Coloration of Velvet Ants

07/15/2020

Looking at the velvet ant and creosote fruit side-by-side, it’s easy to imagine the fuzzy wasp’s frosty coloration evolved as camouflage. Not so fast, says USU Biology Professor Joe Wilson.

USU Biologist Reports Amphibians with Snake-like, Venomous Dental Glands

USU Biologist Reports Amphibians with Snake-like, Venomous Dental Glands

07/10/2020

Utah State University biologist Edmund ‘Butch’ Brodie, Jr. and colleagues from São Paulo’s Butantan Institute report the first known evidence of oral venom glands in amphibians.

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