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A Chicken and Egg Problem

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

Urban dwellers looking to raise backyard chickens must take precautions to prevent lead exposure.

Making a Difference by Degrees

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

In addition to its D.V.M. program, Cummings School also offers graduate programs preparing scientists like these for service around the world.

Tracking the Jaguars of Belize

Friday, October 5th, 2018

The Jaguar Project, run by Dr. Marcella Kelly, began in the early 2000s and takes place in the northwestern region of Belize. I spent a month with the project, hiking through jungles and savannahs in search of wild cats.

From Cages to Trees: Lessons from the Toucan Rescue Ranch

Friday, October 5th, 2018

I completed my externship at the Toucan Rescue Ranch mostly to educate myself about the pet trade, which can do a great deal of damage to wild populations of birds, mammals, reptiles, and amphibians.

Illuminating Worms: My Month in the Darkroom

Friday, October 5th, 2018

During my externship in the Molecular Helminthology Laboratory (MHL), I found success in a series of experiments staining molecules in parasitic worms called schistosomes.

And the Survey Says…

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

A biodiversity assessment reveals the many kinds of fauna living on the Grafton campus.

Space Invaders

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Brown anoles are outcompeting their native green anole relatives in south Florida.

Searching for Southern California’s Birds of Prey

Monday, April 10th, 2017

Off-roading through canyons, exploring mountain chaparrals, and banding and tracking birds of prey in Southern California was all part of Tatyana Kalani’s, MCM17, winter externship. Source: http://cummingsvoices.tufts.edu/2017/04/searching-for-southern-californias-birds-of-prey/