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March 19, 2015


queen bee marked with a green dot

Researching What’s Inside Honey Bees Could Help Save Them

To find out what's inside a healthy queen bee, an IU Biology professor and other researchers looked at queen bees’ gut bacteria — called a microbiome.

January 26, 2015


hemp sprouts

Vague Laws Can Stand In The Way Of Unlocking Hemp’s Benefits

Scientists studying industrial hemp say it holds a tremendous amount of promise. But to unlock its potential there’s very basic scientific research to be done.

April 19, 2014


carrots with greens

Carrots From Farm To Plate, Magical Microbes, Will Allen

We look at an innovative food system in urban Chicago. Will Allen inspires students. And, carrots from field to plate.

June 22, 2013

Sammies And Fishies 


Biology On The Farm, Breaded Pork Tenderloin, Grilled Salmon

Biology students get a hands-on experience studying bacteria on an organic farm, a tribute to the breaded pork tenderloin, and salmon on the grill!

June 21, 2013

Field Trip 

Tamworth sow and piglets

Leave The Lab Coats Behind: Biology Students On The Farm

Students researching antibiotic-resistant bacteria in organically-raised pigs discovered that all the pigs had some level of resistance in their systems.

July 10, 2012

Did You Hear Something? 

Mimosa pudica flower

Verdant Vocalizations: Plants ‘Communicate’ With Sound

Animals may not be the only lifeforms with the capacity to swap information acoustically.

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