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EEB’s current faculty searches

EEB seeks applicants for three assistant professor (tenure-track) positions in ecology: ecosystem ecologist, population/community ecologist and theoretical ecologist. Read more and apply>>

Biological Sciences Building tops out

According to folklore, the practice of topping out a new building harkens back to the ancient Scandinavian religious ceremony of placing a tree on top of new timber-frame buildings to mollify tree-dwelling spirits displaced by a building’s construction.

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Deadly snakes or just pretending? The evolution of mimicry

For more than a century, brightly banded and sometimes deadly coral snakes have been held up as textbook examples of a mimicry system shaped by evolution, in which a harmless species deters predators by imitating a harmful one.

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