July 2017 News

July 30, 2017
Pregnancy in humans has typically been studied as an anti-inflammatory process, where a mother’s immune system is suppressed to protect the fetus from attack. Why...
Antarctica
July 25, 2017
The largely barren islands reaching north from Antarctica are actually the birthplace of many modern species of marine life — and perhaps will be the first places to be...
July 19, 2017
Jeffrey Townsend, newly named to the Elihu Professorship in Biostatistics, is internationally renowned for his contributions to that field. Townsend created the first...
July 11, 2017
The award was presented at the Society’s annual meeting at the Botany 2107 conference in Fort Worth, Texas. The Asa Gray Award — named after one of North America’s most...