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A Loud "Go Blue" Hail! Our 2021-22 Grad Student Award Celebration

We are delighted to present a compilation of awards EEB graduate students earned throughout the 2021 - 2022 academic year

Nonlethal Parasites Reduce How Much Their Wild Hosts Eat, Leading to Ecosystem Effects

“While ecosystem ecologists typically think large-scale, our work highlights how the little things that can be unseen, like herbivore parasites, can shape large-scale processes like plant biomass across landscapes,” said professor Aimée Classen

RESEARCH FEATURE

Bees are abuzz over sweet nectar with a pinch of salt

University of Michigan Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Nathan Sanders and his colleagues set out to test whether pollinators have a taste for salt in flower nectar.

Their fascinating results were published March 2, 2022 in Biology Letters. Researchers have done similar investigations with one or two species, but this is the first time it's been tested across multiple species in a natural environment. 

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