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Wednesday, Feb 7, 2018
Princeton ecologists Peter and Rosemary Grant will receive the BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in the category of ecology and conservation biology.
Tuesday, Jan 23, 2018
Chris Tokita is a force for science with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
Monday, Jan 22, 2018
Frequent armed warfare in many of Africa’s nature reserves has contributed to the decline of some of the continent’s iconic beasts.
Monday, Jan 22, 2018
Corina Tarnita deciphers bizarre patterns in the soil created by competing life-forms.
Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018
Assistant professor Corina Tarnita conducts fascinating research on the causes and consequences of emergent patterns in complex systems, such as the regular vegetation patterns found in arid ecosystems worldwide. Her journey to get to this place in her career is not a conventional one.
Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017
The arrival 36 years ago of a strange bird to a remote island in the Galápagos archipelago has provided direct genetic evidence of a novel way in which new species arise. On Nov.
Tuesday, Nov 14, 2017
Matt Grobis, EEB graduate student, and friends decided to take a stab at data visualization: for three weeks they collected data about transportation and travel. Matt decided to quantify his walks to work.
Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017
The Grants’ legendary explorations of the group of 18 bird species known as Darwin’s finches that populate the Galápagos island of Daphne Major — which is in an entirely natural state unaffected by humans — over four decades have produced an array of dazzling insights into evolutionary theory.
Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017
“This is one of the only instances I’ve ever heard of where you can have cost-negative carbon sequestration,” said Timothy Treuer, co-lead author of the study and a graduate student in Princeton’s Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.
Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017
Researchers identify a common underlying genetic basis for social behavior in dogs and humans. Co-lead authors Bridgett vonHoldt, assistant professor in EEB, and Emily Shuldiner, a 2016 Princeton alumna, worked together to pinpoint the commonalities in the genetic architecture of Williams-Beuren syndrome and canine tameness.

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