Plants with small white flowers found during CSAM field work.

Biology News

Category: In the Media

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NJ Sees Spike in Human West Nile Virus Cases as Mosquito Season Keeps Going

Dr. Matthew Aardema, Assistant Professor, Biology speaks with NBC10’s Ted Greenberg to discuss why this season has benefited mosquitos

Dr. Matthew Aardema by lab equipment

NJ squashed thousands of spotted lanternflies. Still, it’s ‘impossible to wipe them out’

Dr. Matthew Aardema, Assistant Professor, Biology, spoke with NorthJersey.com about the invasive insect

Kelp forests provide a range of ecosystem services

Embrace kelp forests in the coming decade

Dr. Colette Feehan was the primary author of this letter published in Science Magazine

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Cownose Rays Alarm Swimmers On Jersey Shore

Dr. Paul Bologna talks about these creatures, currently in their annual migration

Dr. Matthew Aardema by lab equipment

How do you prevent tick bites?

Matthew Aardema spoke with Nicole Pajer from HuffPost in their guide to ticks

Dr. Sandra Adams in the classroom

Is a runny nose a symptom of the Delta variant of COVID?

Biology Professor Dr. Sandra Adams spoke with NJ.com regarding the Delta COVID-19 variant and potential symptoms

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State warns of ‘exploding’ jellyfish population in Charlestown salt ponds

The Providence Journal spoke with Dr. Paul Bologna regarding the conditions sea nettles thrive

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Harmful algal blooms close swimming area at NJ state park for 2021 summer season

Dr. Meiyin Wu, Biology Professor, spoke with NJ Spotlight News regarding the algal blooms we have seen throughout the state over the past few years

Flu-Like Symptoms This Summer May Not Be Caused By COVID, But Ticks

CBS interviewed Assistant Professor of Biology Matthew Aardema to discuss tick populations in the area

Clinging Jellyfish Return to the Jersey Shore

Dr. Paul Bologna and his research students took John Elliott, CBS Meteorologist, with them during a recent field research outing

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Professor Interviewed on 60 Second Science Podcast

Dr. Colette Feehan provided insight in the episode To Fight Climate Change: Grow a Floating Forest, Then Sink It

Purple urchins consume the remainder of a small giant kelp.

In the Pacific, Global Warming Disrupted The Ecological Dance of Urchins, Sea Stars And Kelp. Otters Help Restore Balance.

When ocean heat waves and a sea star disease devastated kelp forests that are critical to sea life and the California urchin fishing industry, sea otters came to the rescue.