Latest David Hughes Stories

Parasitic Fungus Manipulate Hosts To Die On The 'Doorstep' Of The Colony
2014-08-21 03:58:06

A parasitic fungus that must kill its ant hosts outside their nest to reproduce and transmit their infection, manipulates its victims to die in the vicinity of the colony

2014-03-31 10:02:20

Stigmatization may have once served to protect early humans from infectious diseases, but that strategy may do more harm than good for modern humans.

The Zombie-Ant Fungus Is Under Attack, Research Reveals
2012-05-03 06:23:50

A parasite that fights the zombie-ant fungus has yielded some of its secrets to an international research team led by David Hughes of Penn State University.

2009-04-17 11:21:00

WOBURN, Mass., April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Reflexion Networks, a leading provider of hosted email and Web security solutions, today announced that CEO David Hughes will speak at the 5th Annual Information Security Conference hosted by America's Growth Capital.

2009-01-19 10:54:40

Richard Dawkins' Extended Phenotype (EP) concept is as relevant now as when it was first proposed 26 years ago and is not at odds with other evolutionary explanations.

2008-09-18 12:00:35

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- In a letter to key legislators, regional energy advocacy organization Citizen Power has requested the Pennsylvania General Assembly to appropriate funds for an independent study of the Electric Choice program.

2008-08-21 00:00:42

By Paul Snyder In recent years, residents across the state balked at proposals to build wind farms where they live. In Columbia County that's not the case -- yet. "The landowners I've talked to are pretty much in favor of it," said Randolph Town Chairman David Hughes.

2008-06-18 06:00:21

By Matt Sanders, The Paducah Sun, Ky. Jun. 18--MAYFIELD, Ky. -- -- Additional hangar space will draw more corporate clients and private pilots to the Mayfield-Graves County Airport, where other renovation and expansion projects are under way, airport board Chairman Todd McBee said.

Word of the Day
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.