Topic: College of Natural Sciences

New Device Accurately Identifies Cancer in Seconds

Sept. 6, 2017
MasSpec Pen

The MasSpec Pen could dramatically improve the treatment of cancer and reduce the chances of recurrence

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New Way to Map Ecological Niches

Aug. 30, 2017
Thorny Devil

A new "periodic table" of ecological niches could help scientists understand how a warming climate may be spurring changes in species around the globe

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New Grant for Understanding Brain Structure

Aug. 1, 2017
Image of Brain Microstructure

Dr. Kristen Harris receives a $9 million National Science Foundation award to explore the brain in microscopic detail.

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Oil Causes Coral Reef Fish to Make Bad Decisions

July 17, 2017
Damselfish

How just a few drops of oil can endanger fish and the coral reefs they call home.

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Mass Extinction Triggers Golden Age of Frogs

July 3, 2017
African tree frog (genus: Boophis)

The dinosaur-killing mass extinction 66 million years ago cleared the way for frogs to rapidly diversify

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