Ecology & Zoology

Google Lab-Bred Mosquitoes May Stop Diseases Without Pesticides

A new series of experiments by an Alphabet (the parent company Google created) group shows lab-bred mosquitoes that cannot successfully reproduce might be able to stop malaria and other mosquito-spread diseases in countries where those are still endemic- t ...

Article - Hank Campbell - May 4 2020 - 11:31am

Farmland Improves Bee Health

The biggest cause of bee die-offs is just random luck. For as long as bee numbers have been reported there have been reports of sudden, large-scale die-offs. Nature is out to kill them like it is all of us. Yet more recently, it has been found that we can ...

Article - News Staff - May 15 2020 - 1:10pm

The Ins And Outs Of Nutrition In Sex Change

There is a rare condition in humans and other vertebrates where they genetically belong to one sex but also have characteristics of the other. Decades ago, scientists found that Oryzias latipes (Japanese rice fish, also called medaka) often undergo sex rev ...

Article - News Staff - May 21 2020 - 2:44pm