Uncovering what drives the evolution of new animals is key for understanding the history of life on Earth. Geologist James Lamsdell is embarking on this exploration as a recipient of the National Science Foundation’s CAREER award.
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Since few resources are available to protect orchids, many of which are endangered species, one biology student is developing new ways to sustain them.
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Four years after the disastrous flooding in southern West Virginia, new research highlights the role faith-based groups and other community organizations have played in the relief and recovery efforts.
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Costa Rica is known around the world over for its rainforests, coffee and beaches. But despite Costa Rica's reputation for safety and its recent economic growth, criminals use its strategic location for smuggling activities. A team of U.S. forensic...
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The coronavirus has driven us indoors and separated us from coworkers, friends and loved ones. That’s nothing really new for Sara Loftus, a geography doctoral student who is studying how to build an online community. See what motivated her to...
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Psychologist shares quick relief for parents struggling with child behavior during COVID-19 pandemic
Nonstop family time during the COVID-19 pandemic has magnified challenges for parents caring for young children around the clock. Using research-backed therapies that she helped pioneer, a WVU psychology professor has quick relief strategies for...
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A new West Virginia University research collaborative is working to address the many challenging conditions facing the state and Appalachia.
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With the COVID-19 pandemic upending life as we know it, researchers are taking quick action to study how people from Appalachia to Europe are responding to the pressure this crisis has placed on their communities.
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A geologist demystifies the deadly New Zealand eruption and cautions against tourism development near active volcanoes
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Geographers are linking the political and human rights issues at borders today to the legacies of foreign and domestic policy across the globe since World War I.
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Geologist Kathy Benison has been selected for NASA's Mars 2020 team.
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Professor says building socially responsible businesses will help women’s workforce participation, substance use recovery
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The Dothraki language on "Game of Thrones" sounds Arabic to English ears, and that's problematic, says linguist
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Gender affects leadership style on "Game of Thrones," especially Daenerys Targaryen's, says political scientist
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