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Taking General Biology this semester?

Aug. 28, 2018

Former EBIO 1210 students discuss their methods for success and effective study habits.

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Honeybee hive-mates influenced to fan wings to keep hive cool

Aug. 3, 2018

Honeybees fan their wings to cool down hives when temperatures rise, but a new study suggests older honeybees influence the fanning behavior of younger bees. CU Boulder Today highlights Rachel Kasper, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Student who graduated in 2016.

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USDA awards $1.2 million to improve ranching and rangeland climate adaptation

Aug. 3, 2018

EBIO Professor and INSTARR Fellow, Katherine Suding has just been awarded a $1.2 million research grant through the USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA). Suding's grant is part of a larger $13.3 million investment aimed at advancing agroecosystems resilience in a changing climate. Congratulations Katie!

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Piet Johnson wins Parasitology honor

July 26, 2018

Congratulations to Piet Johnson who was awarded the Henry Baldwin Ward Medal by the American Society of Parasitologists. This honor recognizes a mid-career scientist who has made exceptional contributions to the field of Parasitology. The award, established in 1959, is named for H.B. Ward, the society's first president and founder...

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Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Department ranked 9th worldwide

July 26, 2018

According to ShanghaiRanking Consultancy's 2018 Global Ranking of Academic Subjects, Ecology at CU Boulder is ranked 9th in the world, rising from its previous ranking at number 33. The ranking is based on "research productivity, research quality, extent of international collaboration, research with top quality (sic), and the highest academic recognitions."

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Hummingbirds and the claret cup cactus

June 6, 2018

The relationship between the Claret Cup Cactus and hummingbirds are interwoven, Jeff Mitton explains hummingbirds role in the pollination of these species of cacti.

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Uncovering Boulder’s forgotten apple tree legacy

May 24, 2018

CU Boulder students and researchers are studying Boulder's historical apple trees in the hopes of preserving one of the town's agricultural legacies.

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Dr. Jingchun Li & Julienne Ng Awarded

Jan. 5, 2018

Professor Jingchun Li and postdoctoral researcher Julienne Ng were both awarded in CU Boulder's 2017's Outstanding Postdoc and Mentor awards.

Professor Mike Breed interviewed by social insect scientist

Jan. 5, 2018

Social insects - those insects that rely on communication to gather, build and survive. Mike Breed reflects on his favorite social insects and research over the past years.

Insect Biology - Dying Fabric with Cochineal Bugs

Jan. 5, 2018

Students in EBIO 4660, Insect Biology are featured in CU Boulder Today. Cochineal bugs are found in nature to have a coloring defense mechanism. Before synthetic dyes were invented, cochineal bugs, among other plants and insects, were used to die fabric.