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Flight of the Cockroach

Attaphila    The Atta roach in...

Playing With Fire: Ant-Agonists

ants   CLICK ON IMAGE TO...

Announcing the annual Focus on Biology science imaging contest

Focust 2019 banner    The Biodiversity Center and...

Fall Colors at the Brackenridge Field Lab

BFL Flame Sumac Rhus lanceolata webFall is here in Central Texas,...

Playing With Fire

Ants  Click on image to play...

Biodiversity Center Sponsors Freshman Research Initiative Course

IMG 3677    Biodiversity Discovery FRI Students...

Fire Ants and their Phorid Fly Foes: Brackenridge Field Lab and Biodiversity Collections Engage Visitors at UT Explore 2018

 Rob Plowes, Research Scientist at BFL, speaks with a young student
 Rob Plowes, Research Scientist at BFL, speaks with a young student (Photo courtesy Alejandro Santillana Ferna)

UT Explore was held on Saturday March 3rd, drawing a large crowd of families, students, and teachers. The annual event seeks to encourage community interest in research and higher education, and the important impact UT has on Austin and the world at large.

The Terrifying Science Behind Floating Fire Ant Colonies

The Terrifying Science Behind Floating Fire Ant Colonies

Hurricane Harvey has revealed its...
New Freshman Research Stream on Fish Behavior

New Freshman Research Stream on Fish Behavior

One of the newest streams...
BFL continues work with Drought-Net

BFL continues work with Drought-Net

We're beginning our second year of...
BFL is proud to host Science Under the Stars

BFL is proud to host Science Under the Stars

Starlight twinkles through the trees and...
A new microsporidian is the first described pathogen of tawny crazy ants

A new microsporidian is the first described pathogen of tawny crazy ants

A new study describing the first...
National Report Highlights Brackenridge Field Lab

National Report Highlights Brackenridge Field Lab

Brackenridge Field Lab’s national reputation—as a...