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August

  • Radiatus Scales

    A Fish By Another Name

    August 27, 2019

    The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University's ongoing effort to collect Late Devonian vertebrate fossils (370 to 360 million years old) in Pennsylvania has resulted in lots of new discoveries from highway road cuts exposing the rocks of the Catskill Formation.

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  • Cows Graze by the Delaware Watershed

    Are We Really Protecting Rivers and Streams From Pollution? It’s Hard to Say, And That’s a Problem. 

    August 20, 2019

    More public and private resources than ever are being directed to protecting and preserving aquatic ecosystems and watersheds. Whether mandated for land development, farming or in response to the growing severity and number of natural disasters – scientists from the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University found evidence that decades of watershed restoration and mitigation projects have taken place, but their impact is mostly perceived; data is relatively undocumented — or simply missing.


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  • Drexel Dragon Logo Blue

    CoAS Accomplishments in Brief

    August 13, 2019

    We are pleased to recognize the recent grants, publications, presentations, awards and honors of the members of the College of Arts and Sciences.

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  • BEES students seining for fish in Barnegat Bay, New Jersey. Photo credit: Richard J. Horwitz.

    New Exhibit Explores the Best of the BEES

    August 12, 2019

    The Drexel Collection’s new show is centered around the educational and professional opportunities made available by the Department of Biodiversity, Earth and Environmental Science.

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  • Scientists walking across a glacier

    Ted Daeschler Addresses Challenges of Communicating Geoscience Research

    August 09, 2019

    On June 10, the Drexel Libraries welcomed Ted Daeschler, PhD, Curator of Vertebrate Zoology at the Academy of Natural Sciences and Professor in Drexel’s College of Arts and Sciences, to discuss the importance of communicating geosciences research to inspire citizen engagement during the final ScholarSip event of the 2018/2019 academic year.

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  • Joey Habitat Assessment Delaware River watershed

    Keeping Tabs on the Environment

    August 02, 2019

    Summertime means the height of field work season for many Academy scientists. They can be found up and down the Delaware River watershed measuring fish, collecting algae samples, measuring sea level rise due to climate change, testing water for the presence of harmful chemicals and more.

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