Aug 25, 2016
In the University of California News article "100 years of national parks, 100 years of climate change data" national parks, natural history collections like those of the MVZ, and studies such as our Grinnell Resurvey Project are highlighted as important components of understanding global climate change.
Read the UCOP article HERE.
The project has additionally been featured in Science Notes 2016 with an interview with MVZ Curator and Emeritus Professor Jim Patton, an audio conversation with MVZ Archivist Christina Fidler, and a narrated slide show.
Read the Science Notes article HERE.
Jul 08, 2016
A recent publication by MVZ graduate student, Alexander Stubbs and co-author Christopher Stubbs (Harvard) titled, "Spectral discrimination in color blind animals via chromatic aberration and pupil shape" was featured in Berkeley News this week. The PNAS article presents a mechanism by which "color-blind" animals may be able to distinguish colors using cephalopods as a specific example.
You can read the Berekeley New article, "Weird pupils let octopuses see their colorful gardens" here.
Direct link to the PNAS article is here.