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March 29, 2016
Congratulations to Yale EEB Assistant Professor Carla Staver who has been selected as an Early Career Fellow of the Ecological Society of America in recognition of her...
March 22, 2016
Ewen Calloway of Nature News interviewed Jeffrey Townsend regarding his research recently published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on the somatic...
March 22, 2016
Jeffrey Townsend spoke at the Arthur M. Sackler Colloquium on Coupled Human and Environmental Systems at the National Academy of Sciences, on the topic of “Climatic and...
February 4, 2016
Sorry, Explorers Club, but woolly mammoth is no longer on the menu. Neither is the giant ground sloth. A Yale-led analysis has shown that a famous morsel of meat from a 1951...
Members of the team included Nikos Poulakakis, Luciano Beheregaray, Adalgisa Caccone, Joshua Miller, and Cladio Ciofi. (Photo by Jane Braxton Little)
December 14, 2015
A Yale team spent the last part of November in the Galapagos gathering dozens of giant tortoises that carry the DNA of extinct species that used to roam two islands in the...
October 21, 2015
Genetic studies determine that Santa Cruz Island in the Galapagos Archipelago has two giant tortoise species. On Santa Cruz Island in the center of the Galapagos Archipelago...
August 18, 2015
EEB Professor David Post and two alumni are among authors of the most Notable Papers of the Last Century compiled by the Ecology Society of America (ESA) as part of their...