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(L-R) Dr. Mark Belmonte from Biological Sciences and Terry Duguid, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South.

Faculty of Science

Dr. Mark Belmonte appointed to expert panel by the Council of Canadian Academies (CCA)

May 31, 2022 — 
Panel tasked by the federal government and Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency.

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A nocturnal eastern whip-poor-will rests on a hand against a backdrop of nightsky

Urban lighting needs to consider migrating birds, new UM study suggests

April 28, 2022 — 
New paper that challenges the way we think about airspace

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Faculty of Science

Muscle protein uncovers evolutionary origins of diving in the world’s smallest mammals

June 20, 2021 — 
UM Biologist Kevin Campbell and colleagues on an international research team studied the DNA of these mammals and using genetic sequencing methods, mapped the evolution of a single protein, called myoglobin, that stores oxygen in muscles.  

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