A recent literature review puts together the ecophysiology of ixodid larval ticks as they quest for hosts.
Last year, groundbreaking research showed Anopheles mosquitoes can ride high-altitude winds to spread far and wide. A new study published in July confirms that, after such flights, the mosquitoes remain healthy and capable of transmitting the pathogen that causes malaria.
Meet Natasha Agramonte, Ph.D., medical entomologist, mosquito expert, past Bill Nye TV-show guest, and subject of the next installment of our "Standout Early Career Professionals" series.
The first-ever survey of the nation's tick-management programs reveals an inconsistent and often under-supported patchwork of programs across the country.