Dr. Ann Williams, Professor of Biology at UT, recently presented to the Honors students on her research into the bacteria found in shark mouths. She and a number of students swabbed the mouths of sharks and took water samples where they caught the sharks (then released the sharks). They then cultured the samples and foundContinue reading “Ann Williams – Shark Bites versus Bacteria”
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Phycological Musings – Kevin Beach
UT Biology professor, Kevin Beach, recently gave a symposium reflecting on his research on seaweed. He detailed how important seaweed is for humans and the planet, noting that it is in many of the products we consume and is a major contributor of oxygen in the atmosphere.
Coffee Conversation – How safe is our drinking water?
Dr. Kimberly Dobrinski led a Coffee Conversation discussing the safety of drinking water throughout the US. The students discussed a variety of topics, ranging from inequality in access to water to specific instances of water pollution concerns like those in Flint Michigan.