Student Research Spotlight - Aine O'Sullivan
February 27, 2015
This is the 1st of thirteen short news articles written by students, during the professional development class, about each other's research.
Dragonfly gut infections suggest environmental role in obesity
February 10, 2015
Obesity and diabetes are not just problems of modern-day humans and their domesticated pets. Insects also are affected by these health conditions, and intestinal infections by protozoans are the cause, according to researchers at Penn State. The research suggests that intestinal infections may contribute to metabolic diseases, including diabetes and obesity, in humans as well.
Open Faculty Position
January 15, 2015
The department of entomology is seeking an Assistant/Associate Professor of Plant–Insect Interactions/Chemical Ecology
Student Research Spotlight - Luca Franzini
December 5, 2014
This is the 12th, and final, short news article written by students, during the professional development class, about each other's research.
Insecticides foster 'toxic' slugs, reduce crop yields
December 4, 2014
Insecticides aimed at controlling early-season crop pests, such as soil-dwelling grubs and maggots, can increase slug populations, thus reducing crop yields, according to researchers at Penn State and the University of South Florida.