Animals journey around the globe with amazing accuracy...an accuracy we have
only matched with satellite navigation.
Each year, Arctic terns leave their nests 600 miles from the North Pole and
migrate 12,000 miles. Then they return to nest within inches of their old
homes. In the middle of the Sahara's Great Sand Sea, a tiny ant uses the sun
as a compass to find its way in a featureless environment.
TRIALS OF LIFE
Impact in the real world...
What made Rachel's Lake Superior State experience so unique was the practical research she did with top-notch faculty.
"I really enjoyed working with environmental chemistry professor Judy Westrick and biologist Deb Stai," Rachel says. "For my senior project, we evaluated a lab method for cultivating a fungus that causes infections in humans."