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War on Dengue Fever

Medical entomologist Thomas Scott

UC Davis medical entomologist Thomas Scott is mentioned in "The War on Dengue Fever," a news article published Nov. 3, 2008 in the New York Times. Scott is a leading expert on dengue fever, a mosquito-borne disease transmitted by Aeges...

Posted on Wednesday, November 5, 2008 at 4:28 PM
Tags: dengue (10), New York Times (4), Thomas Scott (14)

Consilience of Art and Science

Corey Keller

What a series! You won't want to miss the Consilience of Art and Science speaker series that gets under way Nov. 12 and continues through April 9 at the University of California, Davis. The lectures are free and open to the public. UC Davis...

Posted on Tuesday, November 4, 2008 at 5:56 PM

Let It Rain

Hover fly on sage

Ah, rain! Ah, liquid precipitation! Just when we were feeling drought-stressed, the weather forecast turned to rain. I don't know if "the rain in Spain falls mainly on the plain," but the rain in Northern California fell squarely on our bee...

Posted on Monday, November 3, 2008 at 5:47 PM
Tags: garden (2), hover fly (17), rain (2), sage advice (1)

What's Medical Entomology?

Thomas Scott in Kenya

What's medical entomolology? Anyone who's an entomologist or who works in entomology is asked that question periodically. Medical, they know. Entomology? Often not. But medical entomology? Well, it's the study of relationships among arthorpods,...

Posted on Friday, October 31, 2008 at 12:17 PM

Off to Indonesia

Part of the Indonesian team

Good news.   It’s official. University of California, Davis scientists who manage campus biological collections have just received a five-year, $4 million grant to research the biodiversity of fungi, bacteria, plants, insects...

Posted on Thursday, October 30, 2008 at 4:52 PM

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