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May 3, 2021

COSI’s Science Festival is Ohio’s largest annual science event and features dozens of virtual events showcasing great science being done in Ohio. The festival’s goal is to show science is…

February 17, 2021

The Ohio Biodiversity Conservation Partnership (OBCP) at Ohio State University is hosting a VIRTUAL symposium on freshwater mussel conservation in honor of the late G. Thomas Watters on Wednesday…

September 4, 2020

The first virtual internship offered by the Triplehorn Insect Collection this summer was featured prominently in a news story on Elon University's website. 

"Virtual internship affirms for…

April 27, 2020

New publication highlights the value of collection specimens and the importance of making specimen level data widely available to the scientific community.

A single specimen of Carpenter…

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