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The Coloration and Ecology of Dinosaurs- Undergrad Senior Thesis

Using color data from 5 exemplary fossil species to infer details about the selective pressures on them and the environments in which they lived. To read the PDF, click the link below: The Coloration and Ecology of Dinosaurs Image from: Li Q, Gao K, Vinther J, et al. Plumage Color Patterns of an Extinct Dinosaur. … Continue reading The Coloration and Ecology of Dinosaurs- Undergrad Senior Thesis

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The Amazing Cold-Weather Adaptations of the Wood Frog

As the leaves fall from the trees and the breeze turns chilly, animals prepare for winter. Geese fly south, deer and coyote grow in their winter coat, and bears fatten up for hibernation. Animals certainly have a variety of clever ways to handle the cold, but none are as impressive as what the wood frog … Continue reading The Amazing Cold-Weather Adaptations of the Wood Frog

Biology Career Search and Professional Development Links

Below you will find a list of helpful links for those in the job searching process, or those who want to gain more experience in the discipline of life science. Many (but not all) are ecology/conservation/wildlife related because that is my personal field of interest. If you know of other websites or resources in any … Continue reading Biology Career Search and Professional Development Links

Human Behavior- Why Make Art?

Art is an intensely widespread and deep-rooted part of human cultures worldwide. It's a part of everyday life (here, the focus is on the visual arts, as opposed to music and theatrical performance). It may be enjoyed asĀ  art 'as its own entity', or the careful design of all the consumer goods we own, from … Continue reading Human Behavior- Why Make Art?