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Why do plants, mushrooms, microbes and even some animals make chemicals like these with life-saving, life-enhancing, and even life-ending properties? Read Professor Noah Whiteman's recent article in TIME Magazine to learn more!



Dr. Robert Dudley, Professor of Integrative Biology at Berkeley, shares some fascinating hummingbird findings in a study published in the Journal of Experimental Biology. Read more...


Starting in January 2024, Dr. Dan Okamoto (he/him/his) will be an assistant professor of Global Change Biology in the Department of Integrative Biology at the University of California, Berkeley. He is a statistician, modeler, and field ecologist. Read more...