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New NIH grant in the Atit Lab

A DIFFERENT ANGLE Biologist Radhika Atit pursues a novel approach to treating a deadly disease BY DAVID LEVIN Fall | Winter 2020   Look closely at the natural world,  and you’ll see patterns everywhere. There’s the delicate spiral of flower petals sprouting from a bud. The hexagonal layout of a honeycomb. The highly ordered...

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Dr. Mark Willis among scientists interviewed in Mashable article about Asian giant hornets.

Don't buy the 'murder hornet' hype Giant hornets, like you, need protein. The two-inch-long wasps Vespa mandarinia — regrettably dubbed “murder hornets” — attack bee colonies because they teem with prey. These hornets are remarkable, tenacious-looking animals. They're the biggest wasps in the world. The problem is they’re native to Asia, but in 2019 and...

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