ecology

Sex, lice and videotape

Biologists drove the divergence of different-sized feather lice from a single population. In four years the evolved lice had trouble mating with each other, a sign of speciation and they caught it on tape.


River ecology on a global scale

A U professor who collected data from Provo, Logan and Red Butte Creek systems collaborates in worldwide ecology project.


LEAFING THROUGH TREE RESEARCH

Nursery stock and homeowner preferences drive tree diversity in Salt Lake Valley.


LIVE FAST, DIE YOUNG

A team of international paleontologists, including Adam Huttenlocker at the U, determine how some mammal relatives survived the Permo-Triassic Mass Extinction.


URBAN RANGERS

U students will educate Bonneville Shoreline Trail users about responsible trail etiquette, ecology and management while helping preserve one of Salt Lake City’s most fragile watersheds.