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Last updated 22 December 2018

 

Commentaries and Media

 

Journal commentaries on journal articles published by Davidowitz:

2017    Sciencecommentary on Levin et al. 2017. Martinez del Rio and Dillon (2017), Sweet relief for pollinators: Does ingestion of nectar ameliorate oxidative damage? Science 355:686-687.

 

2016    Animal Behaviorcommentary on Levin et al. 2016. Foster (2016) In Focus Featured Articles in This Month's Animal Behaviour: The Value of a Male's Gift- to Himself, and to His Mate. Animal Behavior 112:iii-v.

 

2006    Journal of Biologycommentary on Nijhoutet al.2006. Parker J., and Johnston L.A. (2006). The proximate determinants of insect size. Journal of Biology 5:15-19.

 

2001    Current Biologycommentary on D’Amico et al.2001. Stern D. (2001). Body-size evolution: how to evolve a mammoth moth, Curr. Biol. 11:R917-R919. 

 

Media reports on research by Davidowitz:

2018    Fund Your Sustainability Project With a Grant From the Green Fund

https://uaatwork.arizona.edu/lqp/fund-your-sustainability-project-grant-green-fund

 

2018    PBS NOVA. These Butt-Blasting Beetles Love to Cuddle

https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/article/bombardier-beetle-cluster

 

2018    Arizona Daily Star. Grad students goal: Remove bugaboo about eating insects.

https://tucson-com.cdn.ampproject.org/v/s/tucson.com/news/local/eat-local-ua-graduate-student-raising-bugs-at-home-and/article_ffe01afb-7d68-53c1-84ce-13926ee01e58.amp.html?amp_js_v=a2&amp_gsa=1&usqp=mq331AQCCAE%3D#referrer=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com&amp_tf=From%20%251%24s&ampshare=https%3A%2F%2Ftucson.com%2Fnews%2Flocal%2Feat-local-ua-graduate-student-raising-bugs-at-home-and%2Farticle_ffe01afb-7d68-53c1-84ce-13926ee01e58.html

 

2018    Engineering design program opens biggest year yet

http://engineeringclinic.arizona.edu/engineering-design-program-biggest-year-yet-open-house

 

2018    Maximum Yield, Bugs for Breakfast

https://view.joomag.com/maximum-yield-usa-february-2018/0044660001516402810

 

2017    Arizona Daily Star, Grasshoppers feasting on Southeast Arizona crops, gardens

http://tucson.com/news/local/grasshoppers-feasting-on-southeast-arizona-crops-gardens/article_354e769d-072d-5972-a4d4-847b3f952ff2.html

 

2017    UA News, The Value of Nutrition and Exercise, According to a Moth

https://uanews.arizona.edu/story/value-nutrition-and-exercise-according-moth

 

2017    The Daily WildCat, Science stories: How UA researchers solved a moth mystery

http://www.wildcat.arizona.edu/article/2017/04/science-stories-how-ua-researchers-solved-a-moth-mystery

 

2016    UA News, 32 Students + 15,000 Insects Equals One Biological Clue

https://uanews.arizona.edu/story/32-students-15000-insects-equals-one-biological-clue

 

2015    PBS News Hour, “8 Things You Didn’t Know about Humidity”. http://www.pbs.org/newshour/updates/8-things-didnt-know-humidity/

 

2015    Live Science, What If All of Earth's Insects Keeled Over?

http://www.livescience.com/52752-what-if-all-insects-died.html

 

2012    UA News, Got Nectar? To Hawkmoths, Humidity is a Cue

https://uanews.arizona.edu/story/got-nectar-hawkmoths-humidity-cue

 

2012    UA News, The Wondrous World of Insects

https://uanews.arizona.edu/story/the-wondrous-world-of-insects

 

2011    The Arizona Daily Star, Moth to aid in scientific research at UA: Manduca sexta may help answer evolutionary biology mystery

http://tucson.com/news/local/manduca-sexta-may-help-answer-evolutionary-biology-mystery/article_c11f5eef-7c1c-5cc5-98c9-6d562087bbb4.html

 

2011    UA News, Moths Tell Us How Organisms Use Resources

https://uanews.arizona.edu/story/moths-tell-us-how-organisms-use-resources

2011    The Scientist, Trading sex for smarts

http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/29506/title/Behavior-brief/

 

2010    UA News, Why Female Moths are Big and Beautiful

https://uanews.arizona.edu/story/why-female-moths-are-big-and-beautiful

 

2001    UA News, Giant Moth Honored As Research Heavyweight

https://uanews.arizona.edu/story/giant-moth-honored-as-research-heavyweight