Male Sage Grouse (Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

Biologists Question Federal Plans To Protect Sage Grouse Bird

The government is preparing insufficient protections for a ground-dwelling bird that has declined significantly over the past century and soon will face a possible endangered species listing.


Cars race during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway on August 19, 2012 in Brooklyn, Michigan. (Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Michigan International Speedway, Adrian College Pair Up On Science Work

The Michigan International Speedway and Adrian College have developed plans for a science center and science-related field trips at the NASCAR racetrack.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/27/2012

Wayne State University (File)

Wayne State Researcher: Sex Reduces Genetic Variation

Biology textbooks maintain that the main function of sex is to promote genetic diversity. But Henry Heng, associate professor in WSU’s Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics, says that’s not the case.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/06/2011


Kettering U Creates Bioinformatics Major

Kettering University will begin to offer a bachelor of science degree in bioinformatics in summer 2011, a hybrid field where biology, computer science and statistics merge to form a single discipline.


New Microscope Gives CMU New Research Opportunities

Central Michigan University students and faculty who conduct research in genetics, neuroscience or biology in labs across campus now have one more tool to advance their studies. The Laser Scanning Confocal Microscope — a $450,000 […]