Stories about biological sciences

In her comic-book paper, Lehigh neuroscientist and artist Ann E. Fink explores the true tale of a psychiatrist and his traumatized patient, and argues that healing trauma entails obligations to society.

Do birds have a sense of smell? According to new research from Amber Rice, chickadees do, and odor might play a role in mate selection among naturally hybridizing songbirds.

Neurons, or brain cells, deliver critical information used by our auditory system to interpret sounds. R. Michael Burger and his team ask: How do they know what type of frequency to detect?

Herrera’s research helps guide decisions about which sites to designate as marine protected areas in the Gulf of Mexico in the years following the Deepwater Horizon disaster.

A university grant enables Destiny West ’20 to receive training to conduct specialized biological research.

First study to identify deficiencies in learning and memory in a hybrid of any species could provide new clues to hybrids’ selective disadvantage.

Wonpil Im’s web-based graphical user interface, CHARMM GUI, eases modeling of complex biomolecular systems, possibly paving the way for better understanding of drug-resistant bacteria.

Through experimental evolution and whole genome sequencing, Lehigh biologists demonstrate key, under-studied aspects of diploid adaptation.

The Bessel Award will support his use of computational biophysics to fight drug-resistant bacteria.

Lehigh University researcher Santiago Herrera studies connectivity patterns in habitat-forming corals in the Gulf of Mexico, key to restoring marine ecosystems damaged by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.