Archive for: biology


From Cheating Voles, Lessons on Evolution of Behavior

On account of their sheer abundance, prairie voles, a species of small Midwestern rodent, are what conservationists call a “species of least concern;” in other...


A Secret Garden in the UT Tower

For more than a century, the Plant Resources Center has been building one of the best collections on campus. These days, it’s a world-renowned research destination...


Shaking Up the Bird Family Tree

The bird family tree may look a little different than previously thought. A study published this week in Nature is just one of at least 28 scientific papers to...



Texas Scientists Grow the Tree of Life

You may think the Tree of Life was settled a long time ago, but scientists continue to refine, and sometimes radically alter, our understanding of how species are...

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