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Since 1982, Dr. Dan Rittschof has taught zoology at the Duke University Marine Laboratory, focusing on the biochemistry and physiology of animal behavior. His wide-ranging research has covered everything from flounder to hermit crabs to what tells oyster drills that living oysters are nearby. He is a researcher who not only asks how things happen but also applies knowledge is practical ways.
From the hemosponge that takes oxygen from seawater to supported underwater life to a plastic worm that rouses fish taste buds, Joe and Celia Bonaventura are combining marine biology and biotechnology to produce some interesting products at Duke Marine Lab.