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Steve Pyne is a "Scholar on Fire"

Fire seems everywhere in the news these days, and for many observers interested in the Earth System, fire - in the form of human-controlled combustion - has tipped the planet into the Anthropocene…

CBS Undergraduate Anika Larson Returns from Summer Internship at CDC!!

Anika Larson, an undergraduate Biology and Society student at ASU with a double major in Global Studies, served as an intern with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, GA for the…

CBS Global Classroom Students Contribute to Sustainability Research

The innovative Center for Biology and Society class, Global Classroom, contributes to the study of urban sprawl in Phoenix.

Pika population endangered? Not according to Andrew Smith

Dr. Andrew Smith, Center for Biology and Society Faculty and President's Professor knows that the pika population is a vulnerable population but not endangered.

Analyzing Gene-Modifying Technology with Dr. Collins

Dr. Collins is part of an interdisciplinary team of researchers from Arizona State University, Harvard University, the Massachusetts Institute of tehcnology and the Woodrow Wilson International…

Dr. Maienschein Mentioned Regarding Ground-Breaking Change at MBL

Dr. Jane Maeinschein was mentioned in a recent article that discusses trade off between autonomy and financing that independent research institutes face.

PhD Candidate Ernest Nkansah Data Collecting in Tanzania

Through a Center for Biology and Society travel grant, Ernest was provided funding to do preliminary data collection in rural Tanzania.

HuffPost Features CBS EP Visiting Scholar, Katie Hammond

Last Spring, CBS hosted five Visiting Scholars from multiple continents to collaborate with the Embryo Project. One of the Visiting Scholars, Katie Hammond of Cambridge, wrote about her Embryo…

MBL Director Gitlin Interview Now on YouTube

Jonathan Gitlin, Director of the Bell Center, Senior Scientist, and Deputy Director of Research and Programs at the Marine Biological Laboratory, was interviewed as part of CBS's MBL History…

The Fall of the Wild? Not Really says CBS Minteer

This September marks the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, the piece of federal legislation that…

CBS PhD Candidate Steve Elliott Receives Prestigious Recognition: Spirit of Service Award

Steve is a PhD student in ASU’s Center for Biology and Society, and he’s writing his dissertation in the field of…

Politics in Your DNA--an article by Dr. Jane Maienschein published on Slate.com

Dr. Jane Maineschein's article, "Poltics in Your DNA," went live this morning on Slate.com.

CBS BS/MS Student Rachel Gur-Arie is Interning with CSPO in D.C.!

Rachel Gur-Arie, an accelerated Master's student studying Biology and Society with an emphasis on Bioscience Ethics, Policy, and Law, is interning with the …

Minteer Cautions Against Scientific Collection of Rare Species in Slate.com

Minteer explains why scientists should be careful about taking specimens of newly discovered and rediscovered species. Read at …

How the realities of biology complicate the 'personhood' movement

When biology and reproduction become political issues, we need to be sure that we understand the underlying science, argues Jane…

CBS Dr. Minteer hosts MBL Seminar: History of Zoo and Aquarium Conservation

Throughout the week, seminar leaders and participants wrestled with a series of complex questions surrounding the history, philosophy, and practice of zoo and aquarium conservation, emphasizing…