Control strategy for Dengue, malaria increases risk of West Nile virus
July 15, 2014
Mosquitoes infected with the bacteria Wolbachia are more likely to become infected with West Nile virus and more likely to transmit the virus to humans, according to a team of researchers.
Flor Edith Acevedo receives student presentation award
July 14, 2014
Flor’s poster, titled “Plasticity of secreted saliva in a polyphagous lepidopteran insect and its effect on plant defense responses,” received the ISCE Student Presentation Award for best poster at the 2014 International Society of Chemical Ecology Meeting in Champagne-Urbana, Illinois.
Hive mentality: Penn State extension associate Maryann Frazier studying effects of pesticides on honeybees
July 7, 2014
Frazier, a Penn State senior extension associate with the university’s Center for Pollinator Research, is part of a team of scientists studying the effects of pesticides on honeybee colonies.
Student Research Spotlight - Raquel Gontijo de Loreto
July 3, 2014
This is the 4th of twelve short news articles written by students, during the professional development class, about each other's research.
Malaria parasite manipulates host's scent
July 2, 2014
Malaria parasites alter the chemical odor signal of their hosts to attract mosquitos and better spread their offspring, according to researchers, who believe this scent change could be used as a diagnostic tool.