Zombie ant fungi manipulate hosts to die on the 'doorstep' of the colony
August 20, 2014A parasitic fungus that must kill its ant hosts outside their nest to reproduce and transmit its infection, manipulates its victims to die in the vicinity of the colony, ensuring a constant supply of potential new hosts, according to researchers at Penn State and colleagues at Brazil's Federal University of Vicosa.
Public urged to be on watch for invasive Asian longhorned beetles
August 18, 2014By spotting, collecting and submitting suspected Asian longhorned beetles to experts, Pennsylvanians can help keep the non-native, invasive wood-boring threat to the state’s trees at bay, according to agriculture officials.
Penn State helps put robots to work down on the farm
August 18, 2014Laser-guided robots and computer-programmed cleaning devices are allowing dairy farmers to work smarter rather than harder.
Native bacteria block Wolbachia from being passed to mosquito progeny
August 13, 2014Trait can make mosquitos resistant to the malaria parasite.
Five CAS students named Huck Dissertation Research Award winners
August 4, 2014Congratulations to Kerry Belton, Stephanie Bora, Bastian Minkenberg, Michael Podolsky, Girish Kirimanjeswara.
USDA: NIFA: Family Support Programs Evaluation Plan Development & Implementation
Deadline: August 20, 2014
NSF: Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)
Deadline: August 27, 2014
USDA: NIFA: Gifted Education Program Evaluation
Deadline: August 28, 2014
Integration of Root Phenes Affecting Nitrogen Acquisition in Maize
August 22, 2014
Cascading Ecological Impacts of Emerald Ash Borer: Tritrophic Interactions Between Prickly Ash, Giant Swallowtail Larvae and Larval Predators
August 29, 2014
Using behavioral and biological methods to study anxious children, even as your behavioral and biological methods make the children anxious
September 2, 2014
Entomology Speaker: Jorge Zavala, University of Buenos Aires
September 5, 2014
7th Annual Ecosystem Services Partnership Conference
September 8-12, 2014
8th European Conference on Pesticides and Related Organic Micropollutants in the Environment & 14th Symposium on Chemistry ad Fate of Modern Pesticides
September 8-21, 2014
ICFA 2014: International Conference on Fisheries and Aquaculture
September 9-10, 2014