Prairie Dog Networking

Researchers mapped social connections in prairie dog communities, shedding light on networks that may guide future conservation efforts.

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Researchers Sequence Genome of Primitive Termite

05.20.14

Researchers Sequence Genome of Primitive Termite

North Carolina State University entomologists are part of a research team that has for the first time sequenced the genome of a member of the termite order, the dampwood termite (Zootermopsis nevadensis). A paper reports the findings today in Nature […]

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‘Touched’ Female Cockroaches Reproduce Faster

04.01.14

‘Touched’ Female Cockroaches Reproduce Faster

To speed up reproduction, there’s no substitute for the tender touch of a live cockroach. That’s the major takeaway from a North Carolina State University study examining whether artificial antennae – in this case, duck feathers – can mimic a […]

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Why is the belltower Red?

Why is the Belltower red?