For the first time in CAS history, the departments of chemistry and biology, along with the neuroscience program, are offering a fully integrated two-semester lab sequence for first- and second-year science majors.
A new study by Associate Professor of Biology Pamela Templer shows that milder winters can lead to deteriorating water quality and trigger widespread harmful consequences to humans and the environment.
Biology curriculum adds class on amphibians and reptiles, including a field trip to Florida that gets students up close and personal with scaly swamp-dwellers. Watch the video!
Biology’s Sean Mullen ventures into the mountains of Ecuador, the forests of Costa Rica, and the eastern and western U.S. to understand why species adapt more quickly in warm climates.
A new study by CAS researchers shows that Walbachia, intracellular bacteria that infect invertebrates at pandemic levels, evolved to target their hosts’ stem cells.
CAS researchers say that scientists should continue to focus on coral reef fish species in their search for answers to questions about how different social behaviors evolved.
Since 1924, Boston Marathon winning times have grown steadily faster. Can this trend continue as the climate continues to warm?
BU Professor of Biology and editor of Biological Conservation Richard Primack assesses a recent case.