Navigation Links
SF State biologists tag 'zombees' to track their flight
Date:9/6/2012

tract unparasitized foragers through antagonistic interactions, the hive's productivity could falter. Combined with the premature deaths of the infected foragers, Zink said, these within-hive effects "would represent a two-fold cost of fly parasitism for the hive."

The radio tracking study "could give us a hint" as to why parasitism alters bee behavior, Hafernik said. "It might just be that having a maggot in the back is uncomfortable."

The PLoS ONE study was heavily covered in the media and some unusual outlets. "Our study got picked up on zombie discussion boards, and zombie blogs," Hafernik recalled. "And for the most part the discussion was all very respectful and zombie lovers were interested."

The researchers hope to capitalize on the interest in the bees with a citizen science project called ZomBee Watch. The project encourages bee watchers to help map the parasite's spread by uploading photos of possible parasitized bees to a central website.


'/>"/>

Contact: Nan Broadbent
nbroadbe@sfsu.edu
415-338-7108
San Francisco State University
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. Epigenetic causes of prostate cancer
2. Science research led in Gulf of Mexico by Penn State biologist to be honored with US award
3. NC State leads national effort to evaluate fresh water sustainability in the southern US
4. American Meteorological Society releases revised climate change statement
5. Iowa State, Ames Lab researchers study the structure of drug resistance in tuberculosis
6. Antimicrobials from personal care products found in statewide survey of Minnesotas rivers and lakes
7. UF scientists find state record 87 eggs in largest python from Everglades
8. NSF releases report detailing nationwide and state-by-state R&D activities
9. Iowa State, Ames Lab researchers invent new tool to study single biological molecules
10. Wayne State researchers working to improve genetic analysis, disorder detection
11. State of Michigan adopts NIHs PRB progesterone therapy to combat infant mortality
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
SF State biologists tag 'zombees' to track their flight
(Date:9/30/2014)... have completed the first comprehensive numerical simulation of skeletal ... in an image as data points for the computer ... led by J.S. Chen, the William Prager Professor of ... UC San Diego, presented their findings on the development ... this month. Chen also gave a keynote speech about ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... September 30, 2014--Sea monkeys have captured the popular attention ... easily observable life cycle -- sold as dehydrated eggs, ... given little more than a tank of salt water. ... pattern: Like other zooplankton, brine shrimp vertically migrate in ... closer to the surface at night and retreating deeper ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... to tetrachloroethylene (PCE) in drinking water may increase ... to a new study led by a Boston ... study, published in the journal Environmental Health ... pregnancies among 1,766 women in Cape Cod, Ma., ... to the early 1980s by the installation of ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):First comprehensive meshfree numerical simulation of skeletal muscle tissue achieved 2Laser-guided sea monkeys show how zooplankton migrations may affect global ocean currents 2Contaminated water linked to pregnancy complications, BU study finds 2
... VA. (Jan. 25, 2012) --- A comprehensive investigation of ... forward in our understanding of how cocoa flavanols work ... benefits. Through the development of improved analytical methods, this ... of flavanols, which calls into question the reliability of ...
... -- Research!America,s Board chair, former Congressman John Edward Porter ... investment in basic research. , "America,s leadership is ... investments in discovery and development," said Porter. "We ... and Europe integrate science and technology into economic growth ...
... and aims to help residential, commercial and industrial building owners ... guide them through the best materials to use. ... research into practice by trialling a white roof on its ... talk about the energy consumption benefits of white roofs and ...
Cached Biology News:Recent study by Mars, Incorporated and partners underscores importance of metabolism in understanding health benefits of cocoa flavanols 2State of the Union speech: Promising outlook for research and innovation 2White roofs to make for cooler Melbourne buildings 2
(Date:10/1/2014)... Oct. 1, 2014 Pfanstiehl has announced ... EP), manufactured in the USA ... long been recognized for playing a key role ... body of evidence that media supplementation with mannose ... protein glycosylation," according to Dr. Christopher Wilcox ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... 30, 2014 The participants committed to ... to spending their own time adjusting, tweaking and testing ... designs were ready for judging. , “I enjoyed being ... thought leader. “The entries showed a commendable range ... characteristics of the print medium and the creativity of ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... September 30, 2014 In response ... tools to address sales, training and consumer engagement ... developed innovative mobile applications to turn their clients’ ... agency’s latest customized mobile app creations, are now ... , In partnership with Toyota, StudioPMG created a ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Award ... SoundConnect announces four new-hosted collaboration bundles that ... deliver high quality conferencing experiences for low, flat ... to choose from, businesses have optimized solutions to ... solutions include audio only minutes (1K, 5K, ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Pfanstiehl Launches cGMP-produced Mannose for Cell Culture Media Optimization & Glycoprotein Biosynthesis 2Array Architects Challenges Staff to Create with 3D Printer 2Digital Agency Studio PMG Launches New Case Studies on Website 2SoundConnect Launches New Audio, Web and Video Bundles 2
... Sabila Industrial Originally Certified ISO in January 2003 ... Any Company They Audited Performed at Such a ... High Quality Level" ... - Company Dedicated to Quality, IRVING, Texas, Sept. 6 Carrington,Laboratories, Inc. (Pink ...
... Allergan, Inc. has partnered with fashion designer Kara ... Faces in Fashion on a campaign called,"Project: Sweat ... medical,condition called severe primary axillary hyperhidrosis or excessive,underarm ... on women,s lifestyle,choices, as well as available treatment ...
... NPS,Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: NPSP ) announced today that ... all of its outstanding 3.0% Convertible,Notes due 2008. The ... 4, 2007, unless extended. The tender offer, which is ... letter of transmittal, is not,subject to the receipt of ...
Cached Biology Technology:Carrington Reports on ISO 9001:2000 Inspection at Sabila Industrial in Costa Rica 2Carrington Reports on ISO 9001:2000 Inspection at Sabila Industrial in Costa Rica 3MultiVu Video Feed: Allergan, Inc. Partners With "Project Runway" Designer Kara Saun and Gen Art Fresh Faces In Fashion to Raise Awareness About Excessive Underarm Sweating 2NPS Pharmaceuticals Commences Tender Offer for 3.0% Convertible Notes Due 2008 2NPS Pharmaceuticals Commences Tender Offer for 3.0% Convertible Notes Due 2008 3NPS Pharmaceuticals Commences Tender Offer for 3.0% Convertible Notes Due 2008 4