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Biology Department News
Crowd-sourcing in research: Wildlife diseases challenge grant
Experiment.com invited UA biology professor to particpate in its grant challenge addressing wildlife diseases.
Crowdfunding contest will help biology students pay for research
Crowdfunding is an emerging trend as the competition for grants and other monies becomes increasingly competitive.
Music, travel, volunteer work: Future M.D.’s full ‘Akron Experience’
Isabella Bartholomew has spent her time at UA learning, growing and giving back. Next stop? Medical school.
Even tarantulas get the blues
UA researchers helped discover tarantulas evolve the same color blue using different mechanisms. They are now working to reproduce it for potential use in such applications as wide-angle viewing systems and other optical devices.
Sticky when wet — spider glue tightens grip in high humidity
UA scientists say nature’s phenomenon could lead the way to developing smart adhesives.