Intensive laboratory experiences could help to safely keep field-based disciplines in the field

By Marcus Lashley and Robert A. McCleery--read the full paper here. Ecologists and evolutionary biologists have long espoused the value of experiential learning in nature. Getting students outside to experience the aspects of biology that they are studying is an effective way to enhance learning by allowing students first-hand experience with the concepts, practices, and... Continue Reading →

Denning in brown bears

Blog written by Enrique González-Bernardo. Read the full article here. Hibernation represents an adaptation for coping with unfavorable environmental conditions. For brown bears (Ursus arctos), hibernation coincides with winter in seasonal environments generally associated with low temperatures and low food abundance during which pronounced temporal reductions in several physiological functions occur. It is a critical... Continue Reading →

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