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potato beetles

Colorado Potato Beetle Genome Gives Insight into Major Agricultural Pest

The Colorado potato beetle is notorious for its role in starting the pesticide industry — and for its ability to resist the insecticides developed...
Autumn Leaves

High-Tech Electronics Made from Autumn Leaves

Northern China’s roadsides are peppered with deciduous phoenix trees, producing an abundance of fallen leaves in autumn. These leaves are generally burned in the...
spider silk

Strange Silk: Why Rappelling Spiders Don’t Spin Out of Control

The last time you watched a spider drop from the ceiling on a line of silk, it likely descended gracefully on its dragline instead...
galaxiesvideo

Supermassive Black Holes Found in Two Tiny Galaxies

Three years ago, a University of Utah-led team discovered that an ultra-compact dwarf galaxy contained a supermassive black hole, then the smallest known galaxy...
brain diseases

Treatment Reverses Signs of Two Degenerative Brain Diseases, ALS and Ataxia,...

Scientists report a significant step toward combatting two degenerative brain diseases that chip away at an individual’s ability to move, and think. A targeted...
ammonia

Flipping the Switch on Ammonia Production

Nearly a century ago, German chemist Fritz Haber won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for a process to generate ammonia from hydrogen and nitrogen...
glasses

I Can See Clearly Now

The days of wearing bifocals or constantly swapping out reading glasses might soon come to an end. A team led by University of Utah electrical...
predator-prey interactionsvideo

Researchers Quantify in High Speed a Viper’s Strike in Nature for...

Feeding is paramount to the survival of almost every animal, and just about every living organism is eaten by another. Not surprisingly, the animal...