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September 28, 2022

Beetle in the coconut

A fossil coconut contains the earliest evidence of seed beetles feeding on palm fruit, shedding new light on the rainforests that emerged in modern day South America.

Murder hornet or not?

Media attention on the Asian giant hornet — also known as the murder hornet — led to a surge of mistaken reports of the insect in Pennsylvania.

Spotted lanternfly guidance

Scientists and extension educators wrote a comprehensive guide with information, illustrations, charts, and photos on the pest’s biology, behavior, plant damage, and management.

Mitigating climate effects on bee health

Maintaining large tracts of grassy natural habitat with flowering plants may help to mitigate the detrimental effects of climate on honey bees.

Collaboration between graphic design students and researchers

Students and scientists formed a partnership to develop, design, and produce materials to help increase awareness of pollinator biodiversity and the importance of pollinators to food security and ecosystem health.
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Event Highlights

Cancer and the Environment Symposium
September 29, 2022
Honey Bees Under Stress: Behavioral and Physiological Impacts
September 30, 2022
High-Resolution Time-of-Flight Aerosol Mass Spectrometry-Indoor and Outdoor Air Quality Applications
October 25, 2022
OSVPR Core Facilities Open House
November 1, 2022
2023 International Conference on Pollinator Biology, Health and Policy
June 3–6, 2023

Opportunities

Assistant Professor, Applied Systems Ecology
Open Position
Assistant Research Professor, Biology
Open Position
Call for Special Sessions: UCOWR/NIWR Annual Water Resources Conference
Deadline: October 7, 2022
Request for Proposals: Innovative, Interdisciplinary Research on CO₂ Capture and Conversion
Deadline: October 14, 2022
Call for Proposals: Lockheed Martin Sponsored Research
Deadline: Ongoing
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