Friday, December 7, 2012

ARS Newslink

ARS News Service
USDA Agricultural Research Service
December 7, 2012

Clothing that repels insects:
Outfitting soldiers with clothing that effectively repels or kills insects is one of the strategies USDA scientists are using to help protect U.S. military personnel deployed overseas against disease-transmitting mosquitoes and sand flies. (12/3)

Three scientists inducted into ARS Science Hall of Fame:
Three scientists have earned places in the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Science Hall of Fame for discoveries that provide solutions for infectious animal diseases, improve breeding for beef production, and enhance perennial grass breeding and bioenergy production systems. (12/5)

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