Beetles and Genes– More LCI News

Jut Wynne collecting arthropods from a cave on North Rim Grand Canyon.

Jut Wynne collecting arthropods from a cave on North Rim Grand Canyon.

New Eyeless Fungus Beetle Found in Cave and 8 Quirky Species Discovered in Lava-Tube Caves

These recent articles shine a light on Jut Wynne, a cave-studying PhD student at LCI. Follow the above links to check out his very cool work looking at arthropods.

 


 

 

Pronghorn captured on camera trap

Pronghorn captured on camera trap

Take a look at Brett Dickson’s co-authored article in NatureEcology: Gene tweaking for conservation. It discusses the potential advantages and pitfalls associated with using genetic engineering to conserve biodiversity. Brett is an LCI faculty member and the president/chief scientist of Conservation Science Partners.

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