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Posts From Allie Olson

How Old Are Cockroaches?

How Old Are Cockroaches?

Way older than we had previously thought! Fossil records previously estimated that cockroaches had appeared about 140 million years ago, after the supercontinent Pangaea split. Now, a team led by Thomas Bourguignon, an assistant professor at OIST, has uncovered evidence

Are You There, Exoplanets? It’s Me, Earth

Are You There, Exoplanets? It’s Me, Earth

Space: the final frontier. Researchers at Yale work to boldly go where no researcher has gone before. With a newly designed EXtreme PREcision Spectrograph (EXPRES) that will clarify pre-existing data, Professor Debra Fischer and graduate student Lily Zhao are leading