OUTSIDE THE LAB: Marathon Man

Albert Einstein taught himself the violin and would play duets with Max Planck, fellow Nobel Prize winner and the “Father of Quantum Theory,” on piano. Marie Curie rode her bicycle to clear her mind ...

The Search for Secretive Saw-Whets

This is the latest in a series of guest posts from Mitchell Pruitt, a recent U of A honors graduate and current graduate student in the Department of Biological Sciences. An avid bird watcher for sev...

OUTSIDE THE LAB: For Art’s Sake

Albert Einstein taught himself the violin and would play duets with Max Planck, fellow Nobel Prize winner and the “Father of Quantum Theory,” on piano. Marie Curie rode her bicycle to cle...

Losing Leaf Litter Lizards

The phrase “climate change” typically conjures up images of melting ice caps and starving polar bears in the North Pole. Few people think of the tropics being affected by climate change. Yet in the t...

OUTSIDE THE LAB: Atomic Tuba

Albert Einstein taught himself the violin and would play duets with Max Planck, fellow Nobel Prize winner and the “Father of Quantum Theory,” on piano. Marie Curie rode her bicycle to cle...

Dog Days in South Africa

The African wild dog is the second-most endangered carnivore in Africa, behind only to the Ethiopian wolf. Its population is dwindling due to human-wildlife conflict, disease and competition for food...

Little Discoveries

Some academic research can be dreadfully tedious, a slow and heartbreaking process of two steps forward and one step back. Or several steps back. This is true for many disciplines. Consider medicine,...