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PhD student Melissa Mobley and Robert Gegear examine bumbles fed small doses of a neonicotinoid pesticide in Gegear’s lab in WPI’s Life Sciences and Bioengineering Center.
PhD student Melissa Mobley and biologist Robert Gegear examine bumblebees that have been fed small doses of a neonicotinoid pesticide as part of a study of the effects of the compounds on the long-term stability and survival of bee populations
October 17, 2018
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From left: Carolina Ruiz, Elizabeth Ryder, Robert Gegear, and Shari Weaver
October 18, 2017

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Wild Bees are Dying and Ecosystem Collapse will Follow—but Nobody's Taking Notice

In a Q&A with Rob Gegear, assistant professor of biology and biotechnology, Newsweek reported on the decline in pollinators, how people can help bumblebees, and the Bee-cology project, Gegear's app that enables citizen scientists to collect data on native bees. 

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The Self-Taught Gardener: Embracing Codependency

A recent speech by Robert J. Gegear, assistant professor of biology and biotechnology, at the Berkshire (Mass.) Botanical Garden was cited in this Berkshire Edge article.

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