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All In The News tagged "biology"

Why Can't the Snakes Cross the Road, Secret Lives of Baby Snakes and Other Questions

College of Arts and Sciences graduate students Dane Ward and Kevin P. W. Smith and undergraduate students Catherine D’Amelio, Jacquelyn Garcia and Radaella Marano were mentioned in an August 2 Science Daily post along with Drexel students in his lab for their work on Northern Pine Snake in several presentations and posters at the Ecological Society of America’s annual meeting. Their lab director, Dr. Walter F. Bien, a research professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and director of the Laboratory of Pinelands Research, was also referenced.

What likely drove the crash-causing turtle?

Dr. James Spotila, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer article on July 13 about turtles crossing roads.

Climate Hawks Go on Offense Against Skeptics, but Impact Uncertain

Dr. Robert Brulle, a professor of sociology and environmental science in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in InsideClimate News blog about his research that organizations that show doubt for climate science received money from energy companies and similar anti-climate change organizations.

Ancient fish fossil found in Arctic on Ellesmere Island honours scientist Martin Bergmann

Dr. Ted Daeschler, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and associate curator and vice president of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, and Dr. Jason Downs, an Academy research associate, were quoted in a Postmedia News syndicated story on April 1 about their new fish fossil discovery. The story was published on Canada.com, the Montreal Gazette, Calgary Herald, Ottawa Citizen, Vancouver Sun and other outlets.

Bioko Island Might Hold Clues To Amphibian Survival

Drexel Bioko Biodiversity Protection Program student Patrick McLaughlin, a doctoral candidate in environmental science, and Dr. Gail Hearn, a research professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, were featured in a story about four new species of amphibians found on the Bioko Island of Equatorial Guinea. The story was picked up by numerous outlets, including WHTM-TV (27abc), Yahoo.com, The Sacramento Bee, Reuters and KTTC-TV (12NBC).

A Technology Not Quite Set to Stun

A project using 3-D printing to create models of dinosaur fossils by Dr. Ken Lacovara, associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, and Dr. James Tangorra, assistant professor in the College of Engineering, was mentioned in an article in The National, the leading English-language publication of the United Arab Emirates.

Drexel University Biowall Becomes Showpiece For Eco-Building Advocates

Drexel was mentioned on KYW Newsradio (KYW-1060) in a story about the five-story living biowall of plants in the Constantine Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building.

Work to Save Sea Turtles Continues Around World

Dr. James Spotila, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was noted in The Pilot (Southern Pines, N.C.) in a blog post about his book on saving sea turtles from extinction.

Drexel And Its Amazing Living Plant Wall

Dr. Michael Waring an assistant professor in the College of Engineering, Dr. Jacob Russell, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, and Dr. Shivanthi Ananda, associate professor in the College of Arts & Sciences, were mentioned in Earth Techling for their study on the five-story living biowall of plants in the Constantine Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building.

Opening and Dedication of the New Integrated Sciences Building

City Suburban News published photos from the opening of Drexel's new Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building.

Wall of Plants Teaches Lessons in Filtration at Drexel

Dr. Jacob Russell, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a WHYY/Newsworks.org story, about the five-story biowall of plants serving as a living laboratory for air quality research. Anna Jaworski, a student in the College of Arts and Sciences, was also quoted, and Ionnis Anastopolous, a student in the College, was featured in the story’s photo slideshow.

Drexel Opens New Science Facility

The Chronicle of Higher Education featured the opening of Drexel's new Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building, named after late university president Constantine N. Papadakis.