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An awesome summer of research

Hi everyone, this is the final blog post that I’ll be posting for this REU. All in all, I had a great summer of research and learned a lot, and met a lot of great people (especially my REU fam

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Hey guys, this summer I am studying two species of freshwater mussels native to Texas, Q. petrina and Q. aurea. The significance of studying these species is that both are considered threatened species in Texas, and little is known about

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Using sclerochronology and isotopes analysis to study mussels

Hi there, my name is Nicholas Morin and I am an REU at the University of Texas Marine Science Institute. I am a Hoosier, born and raised in Indiana, and go to Wabash College. I am biology major, with a

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