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This spider can breathe underwater for 30 minutes

This spider can breathe underwater for 30 minutes

Published May 13, 2022

To make the underwater trick work, the tropical spider Trechalea extensa used its own hydrophobic hairs to help create a “film of air” that kept the air-breathing spider safe while in survival mode, Binghamton biologist Lindsey Swierk tells Popular Mechanics. Read more

Fulbright scholar’s studies focus on evolution

Fulbright scholar’s studies focus on evolution

Published Jun 2, 2021

Hagar Soliman, a Fulbright scholar at Binghamton, fell in love with evolutionary biology as an undergraduate at Cairo University.  Read more

Research inspires first-generation student

Research inspires first-generation student

Published May 20, 2021

Amanda Sprague-Getsy contributed to a study of biodiversity in urban and rural forested areas during her undergraduate career at Binghamton. Read more

Biologist blends studies in ecology and evolution

Biologist blends studies in ecology and evolution

Published Mar 3, 2021

Binghamton doctoral student Gabriella Quartuccia recently received a prestigious early-career grant from the American Museum of Natural History. Read more

Don’t crush that ant — it could plant a wildflower

Don’t crush that ant — it could plant a wildflower

Published Aug 13, 2020

Researchers, including Binghamton biologist Kirsten Prior, discussed the ant-seed relationship at the annual meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Science magazine reports. Read more

Journal highlights Binghamton microbiologist’s work

Journal highlights Binghamton microbiologist’s work

Published Aug 10, 2020

Binghamton biologist Laura Cook was recently recognized as an outstanding early-career researcher by the American Society for Microbiology. Read more

Student examines microplastics’ effect on wetlands

Student examines microplastics’ effect on wetlands

Published Jan 13, 2020

Microscopic fibers in our clothing and other plastic products are invading our ecosystems. That fact inspired Brianna Sander's research as a 2019 Summer Scholar at Binghamton University. Read more