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Biology Department News
Discovering a little-understood cell in mice that opens a world of color
UA's Dr. Jordan Renna is part of a team of scientists whose research findings could aid in developing treatments for human vision disorders and diseases.
Studying nature’s smallest rainbows may inspire new optical technologies
How does the male rainbow peacock spider make its intense rainbow iridescent signal to entice females? The answer has implications for a wide array of fields, including biotechnology.
Biomimicry graduates already working to ensure sustainable future
The University of Akron graduated the first two students in the world with Ph.D.-level training in biomimicry during spring ommencement ceremonies.
Japanese delegation inspired by biomimicry in Northeast Ohio
Japanese delegates visiting Cleveland and Akron through the U.S. Department of State made a visit to UA to learn about the innovative work being done here in biomimicry.
Faculty look to snakes and termites to improve daily life
Meet three UA researchers who are investigating nature to advance society.