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Vol. 10, No. 24

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New grants focus on California steelhead, Antarctic krill

Antarctic krill

Research on threatened steelhead populations and the shrimplike crustaceans known as krill (right) has received funding from two major new grants. Marc Mangel, a principal investigator for both projects, is bringing the tools of mathematical and theoretical biology to bear on issues of conservation and fisheries management. (More)

Psychology professor heeds parents' pleas for help

Boy using Timo

Psychology professor Dominic Massaro's research into how people understand language and speech has led to interactive animated CD-ROMs that benefit hearing-impaired and autistic children. (More)