We found that our most recent research project on the genomics of adaptation to insect management practices was lacking something - a genome assembly of our study species. So we assembled it ourselves. This Heliothis virescens genome assembly is now available here.
Did you know that some U.S. cities have mosquito infestations INSIDE people's homes? And residents are bitten by mosquitoes all year round. Check out Megan's interview with Stephen Nessen of WNYC about Manhattan's mosquito problem.