ecology

Johannes Schul named AAAS Fellow

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 9:44am -- yountj
Johannes Schul

Johannes Schul, Professor of Biological Sciences

Johannes Schul, a professor of biological sciences at the University of Missouri, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Election as an AAAS Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers. This year AAAS named 416 new Fellows in recognition of their extraordinary achievements in advancing science.

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behavior
evolution
ecology

The 500 Million Year Rise of ‘Bullies’

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 8:46am -- yountj
Assistant Professor of Geological Sciences John Huntley

Assistant Professor of Geological Sciences John Huntley says, "Our work gives new insight into the question of whether or how ecological processes, the daily struggle for life, influence macroevolutionary processes in deep time, which is a significant question still being examined.”

COLUMBIA, Mo. --- The drill holes left in fossil shells by hunters such as snails and slugs show marine predators have grown steadily bigger and more powerful over time but stuck to picking off small prey, rather than using their added heft to pursue larger quarry, new research shows.

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geology
macroevolution
predation
ecology
fossils
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