Graduate student John Chau discovers the origin of the Butterfly-bush, a familiar flowering plant in the Seattle area.
Mammaology researchers from the Burke traveled to the North Cascades in pursuit of the elusive Northern Bog Lemming.
A Burke Museum graduate student travels to Colombia to study the tropical diversity of river-weed plants.
How tiny fossilized plant particles in Costa Rica can be used to reconstruct past landscapes.
Researchers sink their teeth into this tricky evolutionary question.
By extracting phytoliths from once-living plants, scientists were able to uncover a story of vegetation change in response to climate.
For millennia, the Duwamish River sustained a diverse ecosystem before experiencing a dramatic transformation wrought by human engineering.
30 million years ago, the world lacked its grass-dominated environments, but 70 million years ago, grasses had not evolved—or so we think.
Various bat species have different needs to survive, which can severely decrease their ability to cope with habitat fragmentation.
From Amazonian jungles to Mexico's deserts, the diversity of these ecosystems is unrivaled. It is home to earth’s greatest biodiversity.
Sharlene Santana studies how behavior, diet, anatomy and function result in bursts of diversification in tropical bats.