Novel mechanism for control of gene expression revealed

(Boston) — Dr. David Levin, Professor of Molecular & Cell Biology at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine and Professor of Microbiology at Boston University School of Medicine discovered recently a novel, evolutionarily con…

Scientists study control of invasive tree in western US

(Santa Barbara, Calif.) — — Simply by eating the leaves of an invasive tree that soaks up river water, an Asian beetle may help to slow down water loss in the Southwestern United States.
Two scientists from UC Santa Barbara, working with coll…

Mating mites trapped in amber reveal sex role reversal

ANN ARBOR, Mich.—In the mating game, some female mites are mightier than their mates, new research at the University of Michigan and the Russian Academy of Sciences suggests. The evidence comes, in part, from 40 million-year-old mating mites p…

Turning off stress

Post-traumatic stress disorder can affect soldiers after combat or ordinary people who have undergone harrowing experiences. Of course, feelings of anxiety are normal and even desirable — they are part of what helps us survive in a world of real t…

ESA members take part in National Bed Bug Summit

Fifteen members of the Entomological Society of America (ESA) gave presentations at the “Second Annual National Bed Bug Summit: Advancing Towards Solutions to the Bed Bug Problem,” held by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in Washington…

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