The ocean speaks volumes to scientists like Sacramento State’s Amy Wagner. At its surface, it offers information about the health of our planet. On its floor, it reveals glimpses of the distant past.
Sacramento State biology professor Robert Crawford and team receive a $500,000 gift from Microbiome Labs for their research of microbiome genetic material that may improve treatments for deadly infections, obesity, heart disease and other maladies.
New research reverts to techniques used by Native American thousands of years ago to ramp up prescribed burns decreasing forest density and the threat of catastrophic wildfires.