The Scientific Process

One of the things you quickly learn about doing your own research is that the very beginning, before you get going on any data collection, is very slow going. Even what seems to be a small, insignificant detail can easily be questioned and you then have to think about how you can make it better…
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Particle Manipulation in Filter-Feeding Fish

More than 25% of the world’s fish catch consists of filter-feeding fish such as menhaden, anchovies, shad, tilapia and carp. Despite their economic and ecological importance, little is known about how they filter their own food from the water. This summer I will be continuing my research to understand how these fish retain tiny food…
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