Mutant Fruit Flies to the Rescue

Two modified genes in these lab-produced male flies will induce them to kill themselves off... (more)

Lina Zeldovich
October 30, 2014
Inside Job: A New Chip Tells Farmers When to Water

A new type of moisture monitor makes the leap from measuring soil levels to gauging... (more)

Lina Zeldovich
June 23, 2014
Ant Farm: These Insect Cowboys Harvest, Herd and Milk

Ants mastered husbandry way before us - about 50 million years ago - and they... (more)

Lina Zeldovich
April 22, 2014