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For assistant research professor Jut Wynne, the past few years have been void of his favorite activity: crawling around in caves looking for bugs. Now, the prestigious, highly competitive Fulbright fellowship will allow Wynne to continue his work on Rapa Nui, also known as Easter Island.
“I will be sampling caves on the island to look for invertebrates that occur only on Easter Island,” said Wynne, who plans to work closely with the Rapa Nui National Park staff. “Along with sampling… Read more