BIOS Trustee, Professor Deborah Steinberg, has been selected as one of the Commonwealth’s outstanding faculty members by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia.
Some of the island’s brightest young minds showcased their technical skills yesterday [Mar 8], taking their self-built underwater robots to compete in a series of manoeuvrability and speed challenges at the National Sports Centre pool in Devonshire.
Students put their technical skills to the test yesterday as part of an island-wide competition to design the best underwater robot.
New research on coastal sediments, funded in part by BIOS’s Risk Prediction Initiative, shows that prehistoric hurricanes along the northern East Coast of the United States were likely more frequent and intense than those that have hit within recorded history.
In the last decade, pteropod shells have revealed signs of a struggle: scientists have discovered pitted, rough shells in some pteropod populations.