Eleanor Pardini publishes long-term research on endangered coastal lupine

Eleanor Pardini publishes long-term research on endangered coastal lupine

Feb 6, 2018

WashU Assistant Director of Environmental Studies Eleanor Pardini and her colleagues have published research from 13 years of observation of Tidestrom’s lupine at the Point Reyes National Seashore. A number of Tyson undergraduate fellows have assisted with this project over the years.

Tyson scientist publishes on Multiflora Rose invasion and Lyme Disease

Tyson scientist publishes on Multiflora Rose invasion and Lyme Disease

Jan 23, 2018

Adalsteinsson, S.A., W.G. Shriver, A. Hojgaard, J.L. Bowman, D. Brisson, V. D'Amico, and J.J. Buler. 2018. Multiflora rose invasion amplifies prevalence of Lyme Disease pathogen, but not necessarily Lyme Disease risk. Parasites & Vectors. 11:54.

Josh Blodgett is saving bats from deadly fungus

Josh Blodgett is saving bats from deadly fungus

Oct 19, 2017

Joshua Blodgett, assistant professor of biology and Tyson researcher, knows that bats may not rank high on most people’s lists of lovable creatures. However, that has not stopped him from researching how to combat white-nose syndrome (WNS), an infectious disease that is wiping out bat populations across North America.

CRETE House debuts at Solar Decathlon 2017 (video)

CRETE House debuts at Solar Decathlon 2017 (video)

Oct 17, 2017

Over the past two years, more than 100 Washington University in St. Louis students from the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts and the School of Engineering & Applied Science have worked with industry partners to design, fabricate and now finally construct CRETE House. The structure will be permanently installed at Tyson as a residence for visiting scientists.

Jonathan Myers comments on new findings about tropical forest biodiversity

Jonathan Myers comments on new findings about tropical forest biodiversity

Oct 12, 2017

In an article for Inside Science, WashU ecologist and Tyson researcher Jonathan Myers shares his thoughts about new research on how year-round flowering influences tropical forest biodiversity. The findings complement the work Jonathan and his colleagues recently published in Science.

Brent Williams and colleagues publish study of wildfire particulates

Brent Williams and colleagues publish study of wildfire particulates

Oct 11, 2017

A study by Tyson researcher Brent Williams and colleagues casts doubt on warming implications of brown carbon aerosol from wildfires. The results will be beneficial to scientists for fine-tuning climate models and satellite retrieval algorithms. It also will assist several federal agencies working to understand wildfires.

Nine Network features innovative LaBarque Creek bank renovation at Tyson Annex (video)

Nine Network features innovative LaBarque Creek bank renovation at Tyson Annex (video)

Aug 28, 2017

A recent episode of Nine Network's Living St. Louis explored how bioengineers are using green techniques to restore a critical part of LaBarque Creek. Tyson director Kim Medley and The Nature Conservancy's Steve Harrington provide insight into the need for the restoration project and what they hope to achieve.