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UM biologist Az Klymiuk and colleagues discover new genus of plants
Muscle protein uncovers evolutionary origins of diving in the world’s smallest mammals
Using Genomics to understand freshwater fish resources
Light pollution altering avian migration, UM study finds
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The arctic fox: and ecosystem engineer
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Protecting Nature's living fossil lake sturgeon
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MAY 31, 2022 — DR. MARK BELMONTE, BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES. PHOTO CREDIT: KIRA KOOP. Mark Belmonte, Professor, Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Manitoba, has been appointed as a member of the Expert Panel on Gene-edited Organisms for Pest Control at the Council of Canadian Academies (CCA), which has been tasked by the federal government and Health Canada’s...
UM RESEARCHERS LOOKED AT HOW THE NOCTURNAL EASTERN WHIP-POOR-WILL, SEEN HERE, INTERACTS WITH LIGHT POLLUTION WHILE MAKING ITS 4,000-KILOMETER MIGRATION. //PHOTO: ALICIA KORPACH APRIL 28, 2022 — University of Manitoba researchers have published a paper that challenges the way we think about airspace. By equipping some migratory birds with a GPS backpack, the biologists provided new...
APPLE BAY ON VANCOUVER ISLAND, WHERE BOTANISTS DISCOVERED AN ANCIENT FORM OF PLANT LIFE. UM biologist Az Klymiuk along with colleagues Gar Rothwell and Ruth Stockey of Oregon State University have discovered a new genus of ancient plants that is unlike any other plant on Earth, living or extinct. read full story
The largest-ever field project investigating evolution began eight years ago with a tweet essentially asking, Hey, who wants to study clover? THE TWEET THAT STARTED IT ALL Evolutionary biologists Aleeza Gerstein and Colin Garroway (alongside undergraduate student Rebekah Kukurudz) in the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Science eagerly responded to this query. They wanted to put Winnipeg on the...