Posts Tagged: PNAS
Newly Published UC Davis Study: How Imidacloprid Affects Blue Orchard Bees
The systemic insecticide imidacloprid, belonging to a class of chemicals called the neonicotinoids or "neonics," is commonly used to...
A blue orchard bee, Osmia lignaria, heads for a lacy phacelia, Phacelia tanacetifolia, at UC Davis. (Photo by Clara Stuligross)
Co-author of the PNAS paper is pollination ecologist Neal Williams, professor, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis Researcher and Colleagues Target 'Billion-Dollar Pest'
If you like corn, you should be concerned about a pest that's known as "the billion-dollar beetle." The Western corn rootworm is called...
This image by Keith Waldron shows rootworm damage. The corn rootworm is a billion-dollar pest.
Rootworm larvae. (Image courtesy of Wikipedia Creative Commons)
The Western corn rootworm ravages cornfields across the nation. This image was taken in Franklin, Pa. (Photo by Fishhawk of Flickr, Creative Commons)
Bruce Hammock: From ResearchIng Insect Science to Researching Autism and Schizophrenia
Bruce Hammock, distinguished professor at the University of California, Davis, who holds a joint appointment with the Department of Entomology...
UC Davis researchers Jun Yang (right) and Sung Hee Hwang (center) with Bruce Hammock. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This is a photo from the Kenji Hashimoto lab, Chiba University Center for Forensic Mental Health, Japan, and includes some of the scientists working on the autism/schizophrenia research. In the center, front row, is Kenji Hashimoto. First author Ma Min, third from right, back row. Second author Qian Ren is in the back row, far right. Researcher Tamaki Ishima is the fourth from right, back row. (Photo courtesy of Kenji Hashimoto lab)
Bruce Hammock: From Researching Insects to Helping Humankind
And to think it all began with butterflies. From basic science to applied science. From studying insects to helping humankind. The ovarian cancer...
An anise swallowtail caterpillar, Papilio zelicaon. UC Davis distinguished professor Bruce Hammock's research on metamorphosis has led to human-focused research. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
An anise swallowtail,Papilio zelicaon. UC Davis distinguished professor Bruce Hammock's research on metamorphosis has led to human-focused research. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Insect Apocalypse: Where Have All the Insects Gone?
"Where have all the flowers gone? Long time passing Where have all the flowers gone? Long time ago Where have all the flowers gone? Girls have picked...
Art Shapiro, distinguished professor of evolution and ecology at UC Davis, walks along one of his study areas, Gates Canyon Road, Vacaville. This image was taken Jan. 25, 2014. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)