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A team of KU researchers led by Ben Sikes, associate professor of ecology & evolutionary biology, is studying microscopic organisms in extreme environments to see if life is possible beyond Earth. The team’s primary research question is whether microbial communities adapted to extreme…

Two of the grants are sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and one by the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks.

Chip Taylor

Watch Chip Taylor in this clip from CBS Saturday morning, as he discusses Monarch Watch and its growth from a research enterprise, to an outreach and educational organization, and finally a conservation organization. Taylor is the founder and Director of Monarch Watch at the University of Kansas and is retiring and passing the baton to a new director and the next generation of activists working to protect the Monarch butterfly and other insects. 


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