The fascinating story of how ancient living organisms originating in the sea
created an atmospheric balance that permitted the development of other life
on land, and how the oceans continue to play a vital role in maintaining
Earth's climatic balance.
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."