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The Evolution of Beauty
December 12, 2017
The New York Times has just announced that EEB Professor Rick Prum’s new book, “The Evolution of Beauty: How Darwin’s Forgotten Theory of Mate Choice Shapes the Animal...
December 1, 2017
Elihu Professor of Biostatistics and Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Jeffrey Townsend and Associate Research Scientist Zheng Wang edited volume 100 of Advances in Genetics,...
In the community of Pau da Lima, Brazil, poor infrastructure and floods contribute to higher exposure to leptospirosis, a rat-borne disease. [Image courtesy of Jonathan Richardson]
November 17, 2017
EEB Professor Gisella Caccone’s work is featured in Scienceline in an article called “A Brazilian city is using DNA to combat the ancient scourge of rats”. The piece...
October 19, 2017
Secret Science Club & the Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation present the “2017 Lasker Public Lecture” with Evolutionary Biologist Paul Turner on Wednesday, October 25,...
September 13, 2017
An international expedition to a remote Galapagos Island rescued enough tortoises to start a breeding program that may help resurrect an extinct species, investigators from...
September 7, 2017
A team of researchers led by the Yale School of Public Health has found that the Lyme disease bacterium is ancient in North America, circulating silently in forests for at...
August 23, 2017
Last week, graduate student Evlyn Pless, Professor Jeffrey Powell, and colleagues published their finding of multiple introductions of ‘the yellow fever mosquito’ into...

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