To Selfie or Not to Selfie - How Can Scientists Foster Public Trust on Instagram?

U.S. adults see scientists as intelligent, but not always warm. This is a problem because people's perceptions...

Identifying Snow Leopards, Tigers and other Endangered Species by developing a low-cost DNA field test kit - Part 2

Endangered species, like snow leopards and tigers, are hard to identify and track using the time consuming and...

How do temperature and competition affect true fruit flies and their natural enemies?

True fruit flies (Tephritidae) have an economic impact of hundreds of millions (USD) in the USA alone. They...

Engineering Bacteria of the Lung Microbiome to Degrade Carcinogens and Toxins

Benzene is a toxic compound found in air polluted from cigarette smoke, car exhaust, and industry. It is known...

How do roots vary? An exploration of root functional traits across an environmental gradient in Hainan, China

Roots are an important, yet understudied, part of tropical forests. We need to better understand how roots vary...

Amelioration of Alpha-Synuclein in Parkinson's Disease through potentiated protein-protein interactions

Aggregation of misfolded alpha synuclein protein is a key feature of Parkinson's Disease (PD), which afflicts...

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