Environment
Purdue researchers Catherine Hill and Val Watts are designing insecticides that target dopamine rece
Purdue researchers have identified a new class of chemical insecticides that could provide a safer, more selective means of controlling mosquitoes that transmit key infectious diseases such as dengue, yellow fever and elephantiasis.
Dr. Shem Unger, hellbender Got Nature? podcast
Giant salamanders are sensitive to changes in their aquatic environment. Listen to this new podcast interviewing Dr. Shem Unger on the effects of sedimentation on the physiology of juvenile eastern hellbenders.
An adult eastern hellbender. (Photo courtesy Rod Williams Laboratory)
Crawfish is a common food of the hellbender and likewise will be on the menu for people at a Purdue Extension dinner and festivities designed to raise awareness of efforts to save the endangered salamander in Indiana.
Spring orchard trees
As Indiana frees itself from the grip of a harsh late winter, the State Climate Office says a developing weather pattern is likely to produce variable conditions this spring.