News tagged with graduate student

Listening to the stars

It is almost night on the island of Puerto Rico. Astronomer Joanna Rankin raises her head toward the sky. A few of the brightest stars shine through blue cracks in a ragged dome of gray clouds. To her back, ...

Dec 01, 2011
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Why guppies have genital claws

New research from evolutionary biologists at the University of Toronto shows that the male guppy grows claws on its genitals to make it more difficult for unreceptive females to get away during mating.

Aug 02, 2013
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Magic in the lab is no sleight of hand

Gil Henkin '14 is a physics major, but that doesn't prevent him from working magic. In the lab in 222 Abelson, the young scientist conjures mesmerizing images of microscopic systems in motion.  

Jan 06, 2014
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