i am a scientist: Cassandra Extavour, Ph.D.

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Featured Scientist: Cassandra Extavour


Entomologie : c’est le lieu de ponte qui détermine la forme de l’œuf

V, J.-B. Science & Vie. Insectes : la forme de leurs œufs dépend de l’endroit où ils pondent. No. 1224, September  2019, p.24. Article

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Why some insect eggs are spherical while others look like hot dogs

Law, Y.-H. Science News. July 3, 2019. Article


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Ecology, Not Physics, Explains Diversity of Insect Eggs

Callier, V. The Scientist. July 3, 2019. Article


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The Symphony of Cells: The biologist using insect eggs to overturn evolutionary doctrine

Guglielmi, G. Nature 571: 24-26 (2019). published online July 3, 2019.

Online article https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-02040-6

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Professor blazing a trail for Black women in science

Fanfair, R. Article for Share Magazine. January 25, 2018


Different Strokes for Different Fly Folks: Study Links Reproductive Evolution of Hawaiian Flies to Environment

Greg Watry. UC Davis College of Biological Sciences News. June 12, 2019. Article