Meet Lekeah Durden, NSF Research Fellow and IU Ph.D. student in biology

Lekeah Durden, a Ph.D. student in the IU Bloomington College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Biology, was recently featured by the National Science Foundation during Black History Month as an NSF Research Fellow. “My involvement in eco-evolutionary research allows me to be the positive change I want to see in the world because seeing other underrepresented groups […]

IU paleobotanist plays role in discovery of ‘Jurassic butterflies’

What looks like a butterfly, acts like a butterfly, but isn’t a butterfly? A study out today in the Proceedings of the Royal Society: B that features IU paleobotanist David Dilcher as a co-author identifies a Jurassic-age insect whose behavior and appearance closely mimic a butterfly — but whose emergence on Earth predates the butterfly […]

Confocal microscope acquisition opens new possibilities at IU Light Microscopy Imaging Center

Down the stairs near the first floor entrance of Myers Hall on the IU Bloomington campus, IU scientists are peering beyond what’s visible to the naked eye to reveal the complex hidden mechanisms that drive biology, chemistry and other processes in the natural world. The IU Light Microscopy Imaging Center is home to nearly a […]