Biology

08.30.2017

Why the invasive species Solenopsis invicta has thrived in Texas.

July–Aug/15

Grossman Institute scholars explore—and begin to explain—the brain’s vast complexities.

12.30.2014

Retiring professor Michael LaBarbera’s Invertebrate Biology class concludes with a view of an “alien landscape.”

Spring/Summer 2011

Chicago professors Jean Decety and John Cacioppo are bringing researchers together to focus on mutual influences between biology and social behavior.
Sept–Oct/14

Joining forces with the Marine Biological Laboratory, the University formalizes its long-standing links to a venerable scientific destination.

04.28.2014

Talking reproduction with Robert Martin.

Spring/86

Scientist Michael LaBarbera searches for tiny sea creatures—brachiopods—in underwater caves, to help flesh out the evolutionary record.

03.10.2014

Portraits of the creatures in Michael LaBarbera’s biology lab. Plus: a fund to support undergraduate science research.
Mar–Apr/14

Surprise specimens in the lab.

Mar–Apr/14

Biology professor Michael LaBarbera has spent his career immersing students—and himself—in an underwater world and the unending adventure of science. 

May–June/13

Marcus Kronforst finds clues to evolutionary adaptation in butterfly wings.