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Can Trees Communicate Underground? Maybe Not

M biology professor debunks popular theory about soil fungal networks February 13, 2023 by Erin Garrett FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailCopy LinkSMSPrintFriendly Share Biology professor Jason Hoeksema (right) has published a paper in Nature Ecology & Evolution that debunks a theory that
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Dr. Yongjian Qiu TEDx 2023

TEDx University of Mississippi Speakers Look to Face Forward

Eight speakers set for Feb. 23 event JANUARY 23, 2023 BY STAFF REPORT FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailCopy LinkSMSPrintFriendlyShare UM student Jakob Anseman shares his experiences of living with Asperger’s syndrome and discusses the social and economic challenges faced by people with autism
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Savannah Draud

Growing High School STEM Outreach Program Led by Graduate Student

Inspiring passion for science-related fields in the next generation of scholars DECEMBER 12, 2022 BY ABIGAIL MARTIN FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailCopy LinkSMSPrintFriendlyShare UM doctoral student Savannah Draud conducts research in the Department of Biology. Draud, who teaches introductory
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Savannah Draud 2022

Savannah Draud Interviews with SuperTalk: Good Things

“Savannah Draud, graduate assistant at the Department of Biology at the University of Mississippi, uses her own free time (and Money) to help high school students in the Magnolia State better understand STEM!” Savannah is a recipient of the Mississippi Space Grant Consortium
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Jason Hoeksema in a forest

Are Trees Talking Underground? For Scientists, It’s in Dispute.

From Ted Lasso to TED Talks, the theory of the “wood-wide web” is everywhere, and some scientists argue that it is overblown and unproven. Melanie Jones, a biologist at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan, examines a forested area of her campus. Dr. Jones and her colleagues are
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