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) Featured Articles in This Month's : 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
2018 PBS NOVA. These Butt-Blasting Beetles Love to Cuddle
2018 Arizona Daily Star. Grad students goal: Remove bugaboo about eating insects.
2018 Engineering design program opens biggest year yet
2018 Maximum Yield, Bugs for Breakfast
2017 Arizona Daily Star, Grasshoppers feasting on Southeast Arizona crops, gardens
2017 UA News, The Value of Nutrition and Exercise, According to a Moth
2017 The Daily WildCat, Science stories: How UA researchers solved a moth mystery
2016 UA News, 32 Students + 15,000 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?
2012 UA News, Got Nectar? To Hawkmoths, Humidity is a Cue
2012 UA News, 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
2011 UA News, Moths Tell Us How Organisms Use Resources
2011 The Scientist, Trading sex for smarts
2010 UA News, Why Female Moths are Big and Beautiful
2001 UA News, Giant Moth Honored As Research Heavyweight