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UW Study Looks Into Chronic Wasting Disease
A group of University of Wyoming researchers presents evidence that chronic wasting disease is driving evolution in mule deer. Holly Ernest, a UW professor of wildlife genomics and disease ecology, was part of a research group that examined a single genetic mutation that is tied to the progression of chronic wasting disease in mule deer. E...
UW Faculty Takes Part in Study of Wildfire In Rocky Mountains
Bryan Shuman, a professor in the UW Department of Geology and Geophysics, was the main co-author of a paper, titled “Rocky Mountain Subalpine Forests Now Burning More Than Any Time in Recent Millennia,” that was published today (June 14) in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). The journal is on...
UW Scientists to Study Migration of Hooved Animals
A few University of Wyoming scientists will be joining an international team of 92 scientists and conservationists to create the first-ever global atlas of ungulate (hooved mammal) migrations, working in partnership with the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS)...