Biology at ONU

Biology at ONU

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This is not a Biology post per say, but it might be of interest to students in the School of Health and Behavioral Sciences. Every student NEEDS a couple of humanities electives. Why not knock one out in just two weeks?

My J-Term course, "The Titanic," is now open for registration--and it fulfills the A&S Distributional humanities requirement.
Check out the trailer:
About the human Being Sexuality
Have you considered signing up to take Scientific Illustration this spring? Don't worry, we won't be drawing this!
Have you considered signing up to take Scientific Illustration this spring? Don't worry, we won't be drawing this!
Congratulations to Dr. Stephen Kolomyjec, whose article on platypuses was recently published in the Australian Journal of Zoology:
HOY EN CASA....CASI 2014....

HOY EN CASA......CASI 2014.... by Slidely Slideshow
Take that, astronomers! Biologists get to have awesome glowy pictures too! This shot of the hippocampus in action is timely for finals, since it's the structure that handles memory. Good luck with your studying, folks!

The official page of the Department of Biological and Allied Health Sciences at Ohio Northern University in Ada, Ohio Want to discover a cure for cancer?

Always wondered why some squirrels have black fur? Looking for a job that lets you climb trees and splash in puddles for a living? Or one that lets you wear a spotless white lab coat? Are you hoping to save lives, or maybe save the rainforest? Biology has something for everyone. The Department of Biological and Allied Health Sciences at Ohio Northern University offers programs in Environmental and

Operating as usual

New Subject Offering: "COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2 and the Pandemic" 09/06/2020

New Subject Offering: "COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2 and the Pandemic"

This may be of interest to some of you. https://biology.mit.edu/undergraduate/current-students/subject-offerings/covid-19-sars-cov-2-and-the-pandemic/?fbclid=IwAR08_4txJLbmltRahefsIw9JDRevFdhDAX-GLikl5HgeVkxL0dlljd2n8X0

New Subject Offering: "COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2 and the Pandemic" In Fall 2020, all MIT students and the general public are welcome to join Professors Richard Young and Facundo Batista as they discuss the science of the pandemic during this new class.

Unique Brain Signal Just Discovered. And It Might Just Make Us 'Human' 01/08/2020

Unique Brain Signal Just Discovered. And It Might Just Make Us 'Human'

https://www.livescience.com/newfound-brain-signal-discovered-in-human-neurons.html

Unique Brain Signal Just Discovered. And It Might Just Make Us 'Human' A new study suggests that human neurons may have more computing power than once thought.

12/18/2019

Semester is almost over

Admissions Visit Day 10/02/2019

Admissions Visit Day

For any students interested in studying optometry after graduation, OSU will be having an Optometry visit day on Nov 2 from 12:30-4. Here is the registration link:

https://optometry.osu.edu/visitday

--Dr. Koneval

Admissions Visit Day

Babies in the womb have lizard-like hand muscles 10/01/2019

Babies in the womb have lizard-like hand muscles

Beware, babies with lizard hands!
https://www.bbc.com/news/health-49876827

Babies in the womb have lizard-like hand muscles They are 250-million-year-old "evolutionary remnants" most lose before birth, scientists say.

Paleontologists Are Trying to Understand Why the Fossil Record Is Mostly Males 09/19/2019

Paleontologists Are Trying to Understand Why the Fossil Record Is Mostly Males

Sloths have to be different, naturally https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/fossil-record-prefers-males?utm_medium=atlas-page&utm_source=twitter -Dr. Koneval

Paleontologists Are Trying to Understand Why the Fossil Record Is Mostly Males One theory is that reckless young bison and mammoths got into more trouble.

09/10/2019

Flying fox (bat)

Large bat (in group commonly known as flying foxes
--Dr. Koneval

Dogs may have evolved ‘puppy-dog eyes’ to tug at our hearts 06/18/2019

Dogs may have evolved ‘puppy-dog eyes’ to tug at our hearts

Puppy dog eyes
https://www.washingtonpost.com/science/2019/06/17/dogs-may-have-evolved-puppy-dog-eyes-tug-our-hearts/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.2baedaae655a

Dogs may have evolved ‘puppy-dog eyes’ to tug at our hearts A study found that dogs, but not wolves, have a muscle that allows them to make their eyes look bigger and sadder — a move that may have elicited human care during domestication.

04/24/2019

Wild Wednesday surprise!

HIV used to cure 'bubble boy' disease 04/18/2019

HIV used to cure 'bubble boy' disease

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-47969367

HIV used to cure 'bubble boy' disease All eight infants now have fully functioning immune systems after undergoing treatment, say experts.

2019 Ohio Academy of Science Meeting 04/16/2019

ONU students present their research

04/04/2019

Ducklings on a water slide --Dr. Koneval

Major Neurological Conditions Have More In Common Than We Thought, Study Finds 03/31/2019

Major Neurological Conditions Have More In Common Than We Thought, Study Finds

https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2018/02/08/584330475/major-psychiatric-disorders-have-more-in-common-than-we-thought-study-finds?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=science

Major Neurological Conditions Have More In Common Than We Thought, Study Finds Understanding the molecular basis of major disorders such as autism, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder could help in developing better treatments.

At 71, She’s Never Felt Pain or Anxiety. Now Scientists Know Why. 03/29/2019

At 71, She’s Never Felt Pain or Anxiety. Now Scientists Know Why.

A woman who has never felt pain, fear, anxiety, or depression.
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/28/health/woman-pain-anxiety.html

At 71, She’s Never Felt Pain or Anxiety. Now Scientists Know Why. Scientists discovered a previously unidentified genetic mutation in a Scottish woman. They hope it could lead to the development of new pain treatment.

Paleontologists report world's biggest Tyrannosaurus rex: Nicknamed 'Scotty,' the record-breaking rex is also the largest dinosaur skeleton ever found in Canada 03/26/2019

Paleontologists report world's biggest Tyrannosaurus rex: Nicknamed 'Scotty,' the record-breaking rex is also the largest dinosaur skeleton ever found in Canada

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/03/190322163331.htm

Paleontologists report world's biggest Tyrannosaurus rex: Nicknamed 'Scotty,' the record-breaking rex is also the largest dinosaur skeleton ever found in Canada Paleontologists have just reported the world's biggest Tyrannosaurus rex and the largest dinosaur skeleton ever found in Canada. The 13-metre-long T. rex, nicknamed 'Scotty,' lived in prehistoric Saskatchewan 66 million years ago.

March Mammal Madness 2019 03/22/2019

March Mammal Madness 2019

Armadillos advance to the Sweet 16 in March Mammal Madness! http://mammalssuck.blogspot.com/2019/02/march-mammal-madness-2019.html

March Mammal Madness 2019 TAG TEAM DIVISION: Zebra & Oxpecker, Aardvark & Aardvark Cucumber, , Loggerhead & Crab, Capybara & Jacana, Wrasse & Eel, ...

Some Humans Can Sense Earth’s Magnetic Field, Fascinating Experiment Suggests 03/20/2019

Some Humans Can Sense Earth’s Magnetic Field, Fascinating Experiment Suggests

https://gizmodo.com/fascinating-experiment-suggests-some-humans-can-sense-e-1833377029

Some Humans Can Sense Earth’s Magnetic Field, Fascinating Experiment Suggests The ability to sense the Earth’s magnetic field—a trait known as magnetoreception—is well documented among many animals, but researchers have struggled to show that humans are also capable of the feat. Until now.

Genetic Secrets to Whole-Body Regeneration Uncovered 03/19/2019

Genetic Secrets to Whole-Body Regeneration Uncovered

Genes for Whole Body Regeneration!
https://scitechdaily.com/genetic-secrets-to-whole-body-regeneration-uncovered/

Genetic Secrets to Whole-Body Regeneration Uncovered When it comes to regeneration, some animals are capable of amazing feats. If you cut off a salamander’s leg, it will grow back. When threatened, some geckos drop their tails to distract their predator, only to regrow them later. Other animals take the process even further. Planarian worms, jellyf

New call to ban gene-edited babies divides biologists 03/18/2019

New call to ban gene-edited babies divides biologists

Students in Biology 2171 Molecular Biology just took part in classroom debates on this very subject.
What are your thoughts?

New call to ban gene-edited babies divides biologists The debate about whether to declare a “moratorium” on germline editing ratchets up

The world’s largest bee has been rediscovered after 38 years 02/26/2019

The world’s largest bee has been rediscovered after 38 years

Who's afraid of bees? Check this out!!!

The world’s largest bee has been rediscovered after 38 years Researchers rediscovered the world’s largest bee living in the forests of an island of Indonesia.

Photos from Biology at ONU's post 02/23/2019

Students from ONU's Herpetology class went to Ohio Natural History Conference today.

Fungi in sloth fur could have a wide variety of disease-fighting implications 02/19/2019

Fungi in sloth fur could have a wide variety of disease-fighting implications

https://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/fungi-sloth-fur-could-have-wide-variety-disease-fighting-implications/

Fungi in sloth fur could have a wide variety of disease-fighting implications Sloths are known for their thick fur which is home to a wide range of microorganisms and insects. A recent study shows that some species of fungi found in

02/19/2019

We ❤️ Science!

This is the heart of a blue whale, the largest animal on Earth. Weighing in at 440 lbs, the technicians at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto did an amazing job preserving this specimen after a blue whale carcass washed ashore in Newfoundland.

Mutant blue-eyed coyotes spreading through California 01/30/2019

Mutant blue-eyed coyotes spreading through California

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/2019/01/blue-eyes-mutation-coyotes-spreading-in-california/

Mutant blue-eyed coyotes spreading through California Five coyotes with baby blues, an eye color not seen elsewhere, were photographed in California—suggesting the rare trait is proliferating.

01/26/2019

Alligators staying alive in cold water by sticking their snouts up so that they can still breathe when ice forms over the water

01/11/2019

Paid summer research opportunity

01/09/2019

Welcome back Polar Bears --Dr. Koneval https://mashable.com/2016/01/27/baby-polar-bear-butt-ride/

Summer Research Program | Nebraska 01/09/2019

Summer Research Program | Nebraska

Summer research opportunities at the University of Nebraska --Dr. Koneval https://www.unl.edu/summerprogram/home

Summer Research Program | Nebraska

Sorry, bunny-lovers: snowshoe hares eat meat — including other hares | CBC News 01/08/2019

Sorry, bunny-lovers: snowshoe hares eat meat — including other hares | CBC News

Snow shoe hares like to eat meat, including that of other hares and of lynx ~Dr. Koneval

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/hares-eat-meat-1.4949438

Sorry, bunny-lovers: snowshoe hares eat meat — including other hares | CBC News Snowshoe hares eat meat, and they don't seem that picky about what kind it is, according to a paper published in the winter issue of Northwestern Naturalist.

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