Bringing an eco-friendly message to the Green Mountain State
October 29, 2014
It may not come as a surprise that the “Green Mountain State” of Vermont is considered one of America’s greenest regions, in terms of its carbon footprint, energy efficiency, and air quality. If our Research On The Road trip to Vermont earlier this month is any barometer, let’s add bees to the list of things that matter deeply to Vermonters.
Student Research Spotlight - Brent Leibig
October 24, 2014
This is the 10th of twelve short news articles written by students, during the professional development class, about each other's research.
ESA Presents First Class of Science Policy Fellows
October 17, 2014
In 2014, the Entomological Society of America (ESA) formed a program to support and develop scientists as visible and effective advocates for entomology and entomological research. The program will accept five new Fellows each year to serve two-year terms.
Conversation LIVE: Infectious Diseases - Now online!
October 16, 2014
Patty Satalia and guest experts Andrew Read and Jose Stoute look at the return of preventable diseases.
National Geographic: Mindsuckers - Meet Nature’s Nightmare
October 15, 2014
To Kelli Hoover and David Hughes of Penn State University and their colleagues, the climbing behavior of the caterpillars seemed like an exquisite example of an extended phenotype. By causing their hosts to move up in trees, the baculoviruses increased their chances of infecting a new host down below. To test Dawkins’s idea, they examined the genes in baculoviruses, to see if they could find one that controlled the climbing of caterpillars.