Category: Karen Warkentin

Behavior Brief

April 10th, 2013 in 2013, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Karen Warkentin, Newsmakers, The Scientist 0 comments

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Karen Warkentin, College of Arts & Sciences

A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research…

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“This is not just happening in delicate skinks. I’m thinking that environmentally cued hatching is very widespread, in many groups.”

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An Emergency Hatch for Baby Lizards

April 5th, 2013 in 2013, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Karen Warkentin, Newsmakers, Science Magazine 0 comments

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Karen Warkentin, College of Arts & Sciences

Talk about hatching an escape plan…

Expert quote:

“This is not just happening in delicate skinks—I’m thinking that environmentally cued hatching is very widespread, in many groups. But exactly how embryos make the decision to stay put or bail out is something we’re still trying to understand.”

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How the Tree Frog Has Redefined Our View of Biology

December 19th, 2012 in 2012, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Karen Warkentin, Newsmakers, RESEARCH @ BU, Smithsonian 0 comments

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Karen Warkentin, College of Arts & Sciences

Karen Warkentin, wearing tall olive-green rubber boots, stands on the bank of a concrete-lined pond at the edge of the Panamanian rainforest…

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