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Snowshoe hare catching in the Yukon

Gallery: Click on the first picture and Sophia will walk you through her fieldwork. Sophia Lavergne is a graduate student in the department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.  Along with … Continue reading

June 17, 2013

Worms, the most diverse animals

By Lucia Kwan, EEB Forget the vast array of feathers and fur in the natural world, the most diverse animal is a worm—Caenorhabditis brenneri. Collecting worms from rotting fruits and … Continue reading

June 17, 2013

Do flies make better pollinators than bees?

By Kelly Carscadden, EEB If someone says ‘pollinator’, what is the first image to come to mind? A bee? Many flowering plants use bees to move pollen from one flower to … Continue reading

June 16, 2013

Interview with a software engineer turn biologist

Sitting down with Robert Williamson it is difficult to decide whether he looks more like a software engineer or a biologist. Both, after-all, could be guilty of sporting a t-shirt … Continue reading

June 16, 2013

How to write a thesis in the Arctic Circle

Hiyo the Seeds of Sciencers, Ever feel the need to lock yourself away to finish writing a paper? Or that Toronto with all its distractions has gradually become the crutch … Continue reading

June 16, 2013