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Researchers devise birth control strategy to fight mosquito-borne disease

Researchers devise birth control strategy to fight mosquito-borne disease

Researchers at the University of Arizona have discovered a protein in mosquitos that is critical to the process of producing viable eggs and can be exploited to control mosquito populations. Named Eggshell Organizing Factor 1 (EOF-1), the selective blocking of this protein …Continue reading

A microparticle that can help save honey bees

Pesticide particles on pollen sucked by bees accumulate in their bodies overtime, reducing their lifespans significantly as it takes no more than 15 nanograms of pesticide to kill a bee. To put this in perspective, picture a particle as small as a …Continue reading

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