In the freshwaters of Belize, you may spot the Central American River Turtle known as the Hicatee. While conducting a study of movement and home ranges, Drs. Day Ligon and Donald McKnight, along with colleagues Denise Thompson and Jaren Serano, noticed how Hicatee turtles move in groups through the water. This was very surprising, as turtles are generally believed to be … [Read more...] about They really do move in herds
While they’re not particularly dangerous for your health, June bugs are indeed a hazard for many of the plants, flowers and backyard crops you may be planting right now for the summer season. What are June bugs and what should you know about them? Dr. Avery Russell, entomologist and assistant professor of biology at Missouri State University, explains to Good … [Read more...] about Should you be worried about June bugs?
For those who suffer from migraines and cluster headaches, finding the right treatment options is life changing. Dr. Paul Durham, distinguished professor of biology at Missouri State University, weighs in about migraines and treatment options on Technology Networks. … [Read more...] about Exploring treatments for migraines and cluster headaches
Being selected to lead professionals is always an honor. Dr. Quinton Phelps, Missouri State University associate professor of wildlife and fisheries biology, will be providing Fisheries Analysis and Modeling Simulator (FAMS) training for the Fisheries Division of the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP). The training will take place July 19-20 in Emporia, … [Read more...] about Biology professor selected for prestigious leadership position
Have you heard the buzz lately? Spring has returned, and so have the bees! Dr. Avery Russell, assistant professor of biology and bee expert at Missouri State University, provides his professional insight on all-things bees. Protection is vital Bumble bee species in North America are in danger. “They are facing threats from disease, pesticides and agriculture," … [Read more...] about A guide to bee-ing friends