Posts tagged with genetics

  1. Using unsorted sweep-net samples to rapidly assess macroinvertebrate biodiversity

    Words: Melissa Carew Freshwater invertebrates are the insects, snails, clams, mites, crustaceans, and worms that inhabit streams, rivers, ponds and wetlands. They play an important role …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2021/08/11/using-unsorted-sweep-net-samples-to-rapidly-assess-macroinvertebrate-biodiversity

  2. Improving mosquito control strategies with population genomics

    Words: Tom Schmidt When researchers want to investigate evolutionary processes like adaptation and dispersal, they frequently make use of population genomic methods. Population genomics uses DNA …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2021/06/28/improving-mosquito-control-strategies-with-population-genomics

  3. Fly infertility shows we’re underestimating how badly climate change harms animals

    Belinda van Heerwaarden, The University of Melbourne and Ary Hoffmann, The University of Melbourne Evidence of declining fertility in humans and wildlife is growing. While chemicals …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2021/06/10/fly-infertility-shows-were-underestimating-how-badly-climate-change-harms-animals

  4. Variety is the spice of life… and key to saving wildlife

    “This article was first published on Pursuit. Read the original article.” Dr Andrew Weeks and Professor Ary Hoffmann In the critical battle against extinction, conservationists use …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2021/06/10/variety-is-the-spice-of-life-and-key-to-saving-wildlife

  5. Graduate researcher life in lockdown(s)

    Words and images: Véronique Paris and Christin Manthey Illustraions: Marianne Coquilleau Doing a PhD in science is a challenge in itself. Developing and managing your own …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2020/10/27/graduate-researcher-life-in-lockdowns

  6. Targeting the bacteria inside insects for improved pest management

    This article was first published on Pursuit. Read the original article Francesca Noakes and Professor Ary Hoffmann Any home gardener knows of the long-running battle against …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2020/08/21/targeting-the-bacteria-inside-insects-for-improved-pest-management

  7. Tracking the movement of mosquito stowaways

    This article was first published on Pursuit. Read the original article Dr Tom Schmidt Everyone knows mosquitoes can fly. Not everyone knows they fly in pressurised …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2020/08/05/tracking-the-movement-of-mosquito-stowaways

  8. New Pursuit article – Have resistance, will travel

    This article was first published on Pursuit. Read the original article here. Authors: Dr Nancy Endersby-Harshman, Dr Qiong Yang, Dr Tom Schmidt and Professor Ary Hoffmann Around …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2020/05/28/new-pursuit-article-have-resistance-will-travel

  9. Moshe Jasper: Humans of BioSciences

    Meet Moshe Jasper, Research Assistant in PEARG. Moshe shares what inspired him to become a scientist and what he wishes he had known when he was …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2020/04/24/moshe-jasper-humans-of-biosciences

  10. What can cattle teach us about evolution?

    Ary Hoffmann Charles Darwin in his On the Origin of Species used data from domestic animals to argue for the power of natural selection in changing …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2020/04/17/what-can-cattle-teach-us-about-evolution

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