biology Tag

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – A team at Washington State University Tri-Cities is studying how to transplant fungi to restore native plant populations in the Midwest and Northwest. Undergraduate student Catalina Yepez prepares a DNA sample in a lab at WSU Tri-Cities. Mycorrhizal fungi form...

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – A Washington State University Tri-Cities professor aims to pinpoint underpinnings of evolutionary success by analyzing the skull morphology of a handful of fish species. Jim Cooper, WSU Tri-Cities assistant professor of biological sciences, recently received a $250,000 National Science...

By Maegan Murray An immersive experience at Washington State University Tri-Cities has Amy Verderber, a biology teacher at Kamiakin High School, performing research that has tie-ins to medicine. Verderber studied biology in college before certifying to become a teacher, but she never got the opportunity to explore...