Two of the eight inventions highlighted on LSA Today feature creations that involve faculty and staff/University of Michigan alumni affiliated with the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.

Curator and Professor Phil Myers (now Emeritus) created the Animal Diversity Web in 1995. Now, the creators of ADW have made the ADW Pocket Guide, the first in a planned series of mobile apps portable enough to bring along on visits to zoos, museums, and parks. With Myers, the ADW team includes Tanya Dewey, George Hammond, Tricia Jones and Roger Espinosa.

Professors Phil Gingerich and Dan Fisher have licensed fossil molds so that natural history museums worldwide can display casts of fossils they’ve discovered.

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