Hakai Magazine (Campbell River, Canada, April 17) – Mark Hauber, an animal behavior researcher at the U. of I., has discovered that year after year a female common murre will produce an egg with a shell pattern that has an individualized, recognizable pattern that is nearly identical to her previous eggs by manipulating just two pigments.
Neural & Genomic Bases of Behavior
- Dr. Daeyeol Lee has been named a Bloomberg Distinguished Professor at the Johns Hopkins University.
- We welcome Brian B. Monson to the Neuroscience faculty. Dr. Monson is an assistant professor of Speech and Hearing Science. He received his Ph.D. in Speech, Language, and Hearing Science at the University of Arizona with minors in Neuroscience and Theatre Arts. His Masters in Physics (Acoustics) is from Brigham Young University with a minor in Vocal Performance and his undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering was received from Utah State University.
- GENETICS: Gizmodo(Sydney, Jan. 10) – Monogamy may have a telltale signature of gene activity, according to a study by two researchers at the University of Texas, Austin.
- ANIMAL BIOLOGY - Audubon (New York City, Jan.
- Science (Washington, D.C., Jan. 7)–Monogamy may have a telltale signature of gene activity, according to two researchers at the University of Texas, Austin.
- IFL Science! (London, Jan. 3) – Baby birds can recognize parents’ songs while still in the egg, according to new research performed at the U. of I.
- Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have created a new technology to track tumor development within human breast tissue, a study says.
- Congratulations to Neuroscience Faculty Emeritus, Rhanor Gillette and Graduate Student, Ekaterina Gribkova on "Implementing Goal-Directe
- Ambitious Project to Sequence Genomes of 1.5 Million Species Kicks Off, The Earth BioGenome Project promises to revolutionize biologySmithsonian (Washington, D.C., Nov. 5) – Last week, a global consortium of scientists, including U. of I.