Rohini Mandal

Rohini is a 21 from Las Vegas, Nevada who is interested in studying economics. In her spare time, she enjoys reading fiction, going to art museums, and watching any movie with Michael Cera in it. 


Researchers traveled to Panama to study katydids and how they evolved to survive in the ecosystem.


Researchers study katydid songs in Panama

Biology professor Hannah ter Hofstede led a team of researchers through Panama this past summer in order to learn more about the process of evolution by examining the katydid species. Katydids are predominantly nocturnal insects related to crickets, famous for their unique mating calls. “One reason to do this kind of work in the tropics is that there is so much diversity,” ter Hofstede said.

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