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In the study, published recently in Science, researchers discovered that most bacteria in the gut microbiome are heritable after looking at more than 16,000 gut microbiome profiles collected over 14 years from a long-studied population of baboons in Kenya’s Amboseli National Park.
Researchers at the University of Notre Dame will lead a five-year study to improve the fundamental understanding, detection and predictability of marine sea fog.
Many cosmetics sold in the United States and Canada likely contain high levels of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), a potentially toxic class of chemicals linked to a number of serious health conditions, according to new research from the University of Notre Dame.
Hundreds of different chemicals exist for managing a variety of agricultural pests, but a new study from the University of Notre Dame showed that evaluating their effects on freshwater ecosystems could be streamlined if the compounds were evaluated in broad classes and types, rather than individually.
Salvatore Curasi and Ian Klupar are from Adrian Rocha's lab. Salvatore, who recently completed his Ph.D., and Ian, who recently earned his master's in biology, have developed an inexpensive data sensor to log and measure temperature in a variety of settings.
The College of Science at the University of Notre Dame is proud to bestow the 2021 Father James L. Shilts, C.S.C./Doris and Gene Leonard Teaching Award upon James Parise, Ph.D., and the 2021 College Research Award upon T. Alex Perkins, Ph.D.
The resolution asks that the city council make a commitment to oppose fossil fuel expansion, to accelerate the use of clean energy, to support policies that will reduce lead contamination, and more.
During the 2021-22 academic year, the University, through its annual Notre Dame Forum, will engage in a series of conversations devoted to the theme “Care for Our Common Home: Just Transition to a Sustainable Future.” Inspired by Laudato Si’ and the Holy Father’s continued emphasis on these issues, the forum...
Diogo Bolster, professor and Notre Dame Chair in Hydrology, has been appointed as the Henry J. Massman Chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences.
Of the three bald eagle eggs laid at the University of Notre Dame’s Linked Experimental Ecosystem Facility (ND-LEEF) in St. Patrick’s County Park, the first hatched on Monday, March 29, 2021.
Returning to "normal" isn't for everyone.
In celebration of International Women's Day and Women's History Month, meet eight women leaders who are challenging the status quo in their fields.
To read their stories, click here…
Viewpoint: Let Indiana legislators know you value the state's remaining wetlands The South Bend Tribune featured a viewpoint article by ND-ECI affiliated faculty Gary Lamberti, Professor of Biological Sciences and Katherine O'Reilly, Ph.D. Candidate in Biological Sciences. Acre for acre, it’s hard to beat wetlands when it comes to the...
New research from the University of Notre Dame mapped oceanic shipping patterns to see how the Arctic could be affected by non-native species being introduced by ballast water.
Even as a young man, George Craig loved learning about mosquitoes. Over his lifetime he became a world-renowned entomologist whose dedication to fighting disease inspired a generation of scientists.
Stuart Jones and Prashant Kamat, both professors in the College of Science at the University of Notre Dame, have been named Highly Cited Researchers by Clarivate Web of Science.
Peter M. Kogge, Jeanne Romero-Severson and Jennifer L. Tank have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
Changes in climate can increase infectious disease risk in animals, researchers found — with the possibility that these diseases could spread to humans, they warn.
According to research published in The Lancet Planetary Health, scientists at Notre Dame found that particulate matter concentrations in China dropped by an unprecedented 29.7 percent, and by 17.1 percent in parts of Europe, during lockdowns that took place between Feb. 1 and March 31 in China and Feb. 21 to...
Ecologist Gary A. Lamberti has been named a rotating program director for the Division of Environmental Biology of the National Science Foundation.
The 2020 Notre Dame Sustainability Expo, now in its sixth year, will be held virtually over two evenings on October 6 and 7 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. (EDT) with live panel discussions and Q&A sessions for undergraduate and graduate students at the University of Notre Dame, Saint Mary’s College,...