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SharpShooter Tissue Repair System

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SharpShooter in Biological News

Surprising symbiosis: Glassy-winged sharpshooter eats with friends

Like a celebrity living on mineral water, the glassy-winged sharpshooter consumes only the dilute sap of woody plants--including grapevines in California, which is feverishly working to prevent the insect's flight into prized vineyards. Now, in a surprising study published in the June 6 issue of...

Wearable Sensors Conceived at Harvard Robotics Lab Measure Hand Forces

...lled on PPS and industry experts to scientifically explain the performance of world-class athletes including NFL hall of fame receiver Jerry Rice, NBA sharpshooter Jason Kapono, and Mixed Martial Arts legend Randy Coture. "For elite athletes like Jerry Rice or Jason Kapono, their hands are their livelihood, and...

UCR-led research team uses tiny wasp to wipe out major agricultural pest in Tahiti

...iverside, has nearly eradicated the glassy-winged sharpshooter , a major agricultural pest, from the island of Ta...nent control and can be applied to areas where the sharpshooter has become a nuisance. The method involves intr...ter. The tiny stingless wasp attacks glassy-winged sharpshooter eggs by drilling a tiny hole in the egg through wh...

Entomological Society announces 2007 award winners

...17 peer-reviewed papers, and serves as an editorial board member for Systematic Entomology (Royal Entomological Society). She continues her studies on sharpshooter systematics as a postdoctoral fellow at Universidade Federal do Paran in Curitiba, Brazil. Rajagopalbabu Srinivasan (Pacific Branch) obtained h...

Vineyard weeds found to host Pierce's disease of grapes

...lifornia's San Joaquin Valley to see if the bacterium could survive on the weeds. Perennials and known feeding and breeding hosts of the glassy-winged sharpshooter were tested first, then plants particularly abundant in or near vineyards. "Our objectives were to determine the fate of Pierce's disease infection...
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