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.
"Conversations LIVE" to discuss infectious diseases
October 9, 2014
On the next installment of WPSU-TV's "Conversations LIVE," disease experts Andrew F. Read and Dr. Jose A. Stoute will discuss the return of preventable diseases, the rise in drug resistant super-bugs and the evolution of new contagious outbreaks. Read and Stoute will join veteran host Patty Satalia for the discussion.