Hopi Hoekstra received the 2015 National Academy of Sciences Richard Lounsbery Award for her work probing the molecular basis of how adaptation to novel selective pressures establishes and sustains diversity during evolution. Full story.
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has awarded Professor Emeritus, Richard Lewontin, The Crafoord Prize in Biosciences 2015 for his pioneering contributions to the understanding of genetic polymorphism. Full story.
Just how big can fruit grow? A new study co-authored by N. Michele Holbrook and Putnam Fellow, Jessica Savage answers that question in the latest issue of Plant, Cell & Environment. Their research is spotlighted in BBC Earth. Full story....
HarvardOEBIt's #tbt and we visit some work by one of our PhD Students that's still making headlines!
Roopkund Lake is a small body of water nestled deep in the Himalayan mountains miles above sea level. The Lake sits… t.co/NlrkFuvCwt
HarvardOEBNew research by Bence Ölvecsky and Postdoc, Ashesh Dhawale, suggests errors resulting from variability in motor function is a feature, not a bug, of our nervous system and play a critical role in learning. The study… t.co/FZUZ8Z9zRu