University of Minnesota http://wamc.org en Dr. Elizabeth Borer, University of Minnesota - Grassland Fertilization and the Nutrient Network http://wamc.org/post/dr-elizabeth-borer-university-minnesota-grassland-fertilization-and-nutrient-network <p>It's no secret that the presence of humans has a great effect on the environment.</p><p>Elizabeth Borer, associate professor in the Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior Department at the University of Minnesota, is conducting global experiments to better understand how plants grow.</p> Fri, 09 May 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Matthew Pryce 88651 at http://wamc.org Dr. Elizabeth Borer, University of Minnesota - Grassland Fertilization and the Nutrient Network Dr. Tony Gamble, University of Minnesota – Evolution of Gecko Feet http://wamc.org/post/dr-tony-gamble-university-minnesota-evolution-gecko-feet <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Tony Gamble of the University of Minnesota explains the mechanics of gecko feet and traces the evolutionary origins of the little lizard’s extraordinary climbing ability.<br> Thu, 25 Oct 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 50149 at http://wamc.org Dr. Tony Gamble, University of Minnesota – Evolution of Gecko Feet