Eyes are crucial players in the evolution of organisms. They allow an animal to find food, a mate, potential prey, to avoid predators and aid in regulating the internal clock by differentiating day from night. Eyes are also delicate features that tend to be not well preserved in fossil crustaceans.
One such rare finding is Callichimaera perplexa, a 95-million-year-old crab fossil discovered by senior author Javier Luque, postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology at Harvard, and fully...
PhD candidate Miriam Miyagi (John Wakeley, advisor) joined colleagues Eartha Mae Guthman, Princeton University, and Simón(e) Dow-Kuang Sun, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, to address inclusive language in the science community. The letter published in Science focused on best practices for inclusive, precise language regarding sex and gender.
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Edward O. Wilson on December 26th. He was 92. Professor Wilson was called "Darwin's natural heir," and was known as "the ant man" for his pioneering work in entomology. He authored over 30 books, twice receiving a Pulitzer Prize along with many other distinguished awards during his six decades at Harvard. He was a pillar of our community and an inspiration to many. He will be greatly missed.
HarvardOEBFormer postdoc @Barnabas_Daru & Prof. Charles Davis new study in @naturecomms assembled a global database of 200,000+ plants revealing human activity - intentional or unintentional - biggest driver of homogenization of plant communities