Bumble bees are in trouble and we’ll lose them if we continue to do nothing about it. Read here about one graduate student’s endeavor to learn more about these crucial animals.
It will take resourcefulness, daring, and brains to defeat these invaders. Here is a five-step guide to help you take on these tricky insect foes.
Using computers to get closer to nature may not seem intuitive, but in Ecological Modeling that’s what it’s all about.
Long peduncles help keep males around in wild papaya populations.
What can fish teach us about the importance of parents? As it turns out, quite a lot! Fish dads show us how a father’s personality can prepare his kids for the dangerous world ahead.
A look into the work of a paleontologist who uses fossil teeth to determine how a rapid increase in temperature influenced mammalian ecosystems 55 million years ago.
Lisa Powers spends most of her summer standing alone in the woods from dusk till dawn catching bats. Here she explains why that’s not quite as crazy as it sounds.
Brett explains how stressful events can affect us before we’re born.
It’s 12:00 p.m. Do you know where your biologists are? We are biology at Illinois, and we thought you might be curious to know what we’ve been up to.
Champaign-Urbana has one of the most diverse, intelligent, and interesting communities in the state. Our Culture section highlights those people, places, and events that make us proud to live here.