Before he enrolled in grad school at URI on a National Science Foundation fellowship, Justin Richard spent nearly 10 years as a beluga whale trainer at Mystic Aquarium, teaching the Arctic marine mammals to voluntarily submit to regular health screenings. But it’s not so easy to conduct health screenings of wild belugas. So at URI, he’s trying to develop non-invasive ways to monitor the health of wild beluga populations, and he thinks it might be through the cells and hormones...
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