Author Dr. Marroquin-Flores studies male and female development in turtles. She explores the effects of temperature and hormones on how genes are regulated in turtle eggs.
Tag Archives: Illinois State University
Sustainable Use of Recycled Glass in Pavement Systems
Author Saurabh Singh studies the potential use of recycled glass to improve the properties of concrete. He tests the durability of recycled glass as a fly ash substitute to help reduce current levels of pollution.
Going off the rails: Soras increase alarm calling when they hear owls, but not ducks
Author Daniel Goldberg studies a type of waterbird called a sora. He uses autonomous recording units to record their calls to better understand how they respond to the presence of a predator.
What’s killing the buzz? Investigating the multiple stressor hypothesis for bumble bee health
Author Austin Calhoun studies bumble bee health. He asks how bumble bees respond when they are exposed to a common fungicide and a pathogen at the same time.
Less equals more: When does mortality lead to larger populations?
Author Joey Neale studies how mortality might impact the size of a mosquito population. He removes individuals from the population and measures population growth.
Adopting new teaching standards: Fun or folly? Teacher professional knowledge on new science teaching standards in Illinois
Author Michael Burt studies how chemistry teachers build their teaching curricula. He looks at how Illinois teachers use Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) in the classroom.
Nature as an ally in the fight against drug resistant superbugs
Author Juan Canchola makes natural products and tests them against bacteria to see if they can be used as antibiotics.
Are GMOs a threat? Exploring Views of Peru‘s Ban on Genetically Modified Organisms
Teddy Dondanville studies the GMO ban implemented in Peru. He looks at how different stakeholder groups view the GMO ban and questions the policy aim of the law.
Timing and continuity of heat waves affects sexual development in a turtle
Author Anthony Breitenbach studies how heat waves affect male or female development in the red-eared slider turtle.
Religious/Cultural Identity Politics in “Secular” US and Europe
Nick Mullins studies how religion and culture shape political life in North America and in Europe.