pests
Arthropods Abundant in American Homes
Arthropods Abundant in American Homes
Catherine Offord | Jan 20, 2016
The average US household contains 62 distinct families of arthropod species, according to an entomological census.
Genome Digest
Genome Digest
Abby Olena | Feb 6, 2014
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes
Top Genomes of 2013
Top Genomes of 2013
Abby Olena | Dec 25, 2013
What researchers learned as they dug through the most highly cited genomes published this year
Bed Bug-Trapping Plants
Bed Bug-Trapping Plants
Kate Yandell | Apr 11, 2013
Scientists are trying to create pest control devices inspired by tiny hooks on bean plant leaves.
Memory Tools for Plants
Amy Coombs | Jun 4, 2012
How plants pass defenses to offspring through a complex molecular network
Seeds Inherit Memories of Enemies
Amy Coombs | May 31, 2012
Infested plants pass on a defense memory of pests and pathogens to help the next generation withstand invasions.