Algae begin their life as spores that are about a tenth of the size of the period at the end of this sentence. How is it that something that can become so large depends on something so small and fragile?
Ants rule earth's ecosystems, but a remarkable group of beetles have got one up on the ants. The nest is their home, the ant brood their food, but the ants don't even notice them. How did they evolve this remarkable skill?
Using a Google Earth interface, this study will GIS map historic distributions and current trends of killer whale sightings, highlighting human activity and known occurrences of Southern resident pods along the Pacific coast.
Archaeological survey and excavation on two sites dating to about 900 AD in Botswana. I'll investigate subsistence and trade networks among Early Iron Age societies before the appearance of southern Africa's first kingdom.
I will be studying the remains of individuals executed in Nubia during Roman times, using methods not known 100 years ago when they were orignally excavated. This is a part of a larger project studying mass fatality events.