School of Life Sciences | Ask A Biologist

Biology Bits

Biology Bits stories are a great way for you to explore biology a little bit at a time. We’ve broken down information into very tiny—bite-sized pieces perfect for learning.

What's a Biologist

Biologists study everything from tiny organisms to whole ecosystems. Let's take a closer look at what biologists do and how you can become a biologist.

Bird Finder Tool

Test drive our Bird Finder tool based on our virtual bird aviary of the southwest. A great way to learn about birds in your own backyard. Image of Northern Cardinal above by Robert Shantz.

Pando, a quaking aspen stand that is the oldest clonal organism we know of.

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Pando, a quaking aspen stand that is the oldest clonal organism we know of.

What is the oldest living thing on Earth?
Answer >>

See More Top Questions

Share to Google Classroom

Be part of Ask A Biologist

by volunteering, or simply sending us feedback on the site. Scientists, teachers, writers, illustrators, and translators are all important to the program. If you are interested in helping with the website we have a Volunteer page to get the process started.