Dr. Tyrone Hayes, an assistant professor of integrative biology at the University of California, Berkeley, will present "From Silent Spring to Silent Night: A Tale of Toads and Men." He will discuss the harmful impacts of chemical contaminants on amphibians and humans in Bowling Green State University's 2015 Jean Pasakarnis-Buchanan Lecture Tuesday 7 p.m. in 112 Life Sciences Building on campus.

Professor Montgomery Slatkin has been selected by the Academic Senate to be one of two lecturers for the 2015 Martin Meyerson Faculty Research Lectures.  The lecture, titled “Population Genetics of the Neanderthal Genome Project" will take place on Wednesday April 1. 

The whirling, winged seeds of today's conifers are an engineering wonder and, as University of California, Berkeley, scientists show, a result of about 270 million years of evolution by trees experimenting with the best way to disperse their seeds.