A new study shows the dragonfly Pantala flavescens migrates as much as 8,000 miles round-trip between India and Japan. Researchers say the findings show the potential of using stable isotopes to track insect migrations.
Meet Ashley Mortensen, Ph.D., senior scientist in the Bee Biology and Productivity Team at the New Zealand Institute for Plant and Food Research, former veterinary nurse and zookeeper, and subject of the next installment of our "Standout Early Career Professionals" series.
Varroa mites are a constant threat to managed honey bee hives, but the most commonly used pesticide used against the mites appears to have negative effects on honey bee queens’ reproductive patterns. A new study explores these effects and offers beekeepers insight on balancing mite management and hive health.
Researchers discovered a potential repellent for walnut twig beetles when they ran out of one adhesive for sticky traps and switched to another, and suddenly the beetles were no longer attracted to the traps.
Feeling rushed? The demands of pursuing a graduate degree can be daunting. Check out these tips and suggestions for optimizing time management—and reducing stress—for graduate students in entomology and related areas of study.