“Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.” — Arthur Schopenhauer

Science news from ScienceNOW

Scientists tracking coronavirus variants struggle with global blind spots

Most countries sequence less than 1% of virus samples

The pandemic surge at home is threatening an Indian vaccinemaker’s bid to protect the world

The Serum Institute of India has an outsize—and troubled—role in providing COVID-19 vaccines at home and abroad

Bills to give NSF massive spending boost advance in Senate and House, but hurdles remain

Senate panel adds Department of Energy and geographic diversity, House keeps it simple

No shared language? No problem! People across cultures understand clues from ‘vocal charades’

New study suggests how vocal sounds could help language get off the ground

An old antidepressant helps the immune system fight tumors in mice

Monoamine oxidase A inhibitors could be repurposed as cancer treatments, new study suggests

Mammals can breathe through their intestines

New study suggests anal ventilation might one day help treat respiratory failure

Biology at Creighton

The faculty of Creighton University's Department of Biology are committed to providing an excellent undergraduate biology program encompassing both breadth and depth of biological understanding. We offer foundational and advanced courses across major subdisciplines of biology, with lecture and lab experiences grounded in first principles. Our active research programs and commitment to mentoring students contribute to a rich environment for developing a sound foundation in biology and the scientific method.

News and Announcements

Waiting lists are now available for selected Biology courses.


  • No scheduled events

Full Departmental Calendar