NANCY MORAN LAB
honey bee

MORAN RESEARCH IN THE MEDIA

  1. Honey bees, antibiotics, and gut microbia in Bee Culture: The Magazine of American Beekeeping. (July 2017)

  2. Another way we're killing bees, covered in SimpleBiologist YouTube series. (April 2017)

  3. Social Bees Have Kept Their Gut Microbes for 80 Million Years in UT News. (March 31, 2017)

  4. Social Bees Have Kept Symbiotic Gut Bacteria for 80M Years, New Study Says in Sci News (March 30, 2017)

  5. The Secret Life Of Bees: Texas Researchers Find Gut Bacteria Passed On Through Millennia in Downtown Austin Patch (March 29, 2017)

  6. Social bees have kept their gut microbes for 80 million years in Phys.org (March 29, 2017)

  7. Antibiotic overuse might be bad for bees in Popular Science. (March 15, 2017)

  8. UT study links common antibiotic to collapse of honeybee colonies in Austin American-Statesman. (March 14, 2017)

  9. Overuse of Antibiotics Brings Risks for Bees — and for Us in UT News. (March 14, 2017)

  10. Antibiotics Could Be Contributing to Dramatic Drop in Bee Populations in Invisiverse. (March 13, 2017)

  11. Honey bee gut microbiota in Bee Culture: The Magazine of American Beekeeping (December 22, 2016)

  12. Saving the Bees, Two Perspectives: Point of Discovery (audio) from the University of Texas at Austin, College of Natural Science (February 19, 2016)

  13. An Explorer of Life's Deepest Partnerships in Quanta Magazine (September 17, 2015)

  14. A Plan for Pollinators (audio) at The Source, Texas Public Radio (May 27, 2015)

  15. Protecting Pollinators: UT Researchers Buzzing About Bees at UT News (May 21, 2015)

  16. Microbiome: The puzzle in a bee's gut in Nature | Outlook (May 20, 2015)

  17. Always And Forever: A Microscopic Love Story in University of Texas at Austin, College of Natural Science News (February 11, 2015)

  18. A Gut Feeling: Studying the Bugs in Bees in Live Science (May 12, 2014)

  19. And the Genomes Keep Shrinking in Phenomena: The Loom blog in National Geographic (August 23, 2013)

  20. Honeybee guts provide a hive of antibiotic activity in Nature Medicine Biomedical Briefing (December 6, 2012)

  21. Antibiotic resistance in honeybee microbiota (audio) on Voice of America (November 2, 2012)

  22. After decades of antibiotic treatment of honeybee colonies, tetracycline-resistant bacteria often found in US bees in news@JAMA (October 30, 2012)

  23. Study suggests antibiotics might be another suspect in honey bee die-off in Yale News (October 30, 2012)

  24. Beneficial bacteria in honeybees show resistance to antibiotics in redOrbit (October 30, 2012)

  25. Editor's choice: Simple but specific in Science (July 13, 2012)

  26. Fine Reading: Small Wonders in Small Things Considered (February 2, 2012)

  27. Color me aphid in Small Things Considered (October 20, 2010)

  28. The incredible shrinking microbe (podcast) in Microbe World (August 31, 2010)

  29. Aphids’ stolen finery (audio) on Quirks and Quarks - CBC Radio (May 8, 2010)

  30. Aphids evolved unique traits, pioneered new genetics frontiers on Scientific Computing (May 3, 2010)

  31. Carrots share trait with tiny pea aphid in NY Times (May 3, 2010)

  32. How the aphid got it's pink in Myrmecos (April 30, 2010)

  33. The colorful secret of the pea aphid (audio) on NPR’s Morning Edition (April 30, 2010)

  34. First case of animals making their own essential nutrients: carotenoids in Science Daily (April 30, 2010)

  35. Aphids got their colors by stealing genes from fungi in Not exactly rocket science blog post at Discover Magazine (April 30, 2010)

  36. Aphids Pilfered Red Genes from Fungus (podcast) in Scientific American (April 30, 2010)

  37. Horizontal gene transfer from Zygo to pea aphid in The Hyphal Tip (April 30, 2010)

  38. Aphid adornment: lateral gene transfer from fungi to aphids in Arthropoda (April 30, 2010)  

  39. UA scientists discover first case of animals making their own carotene in UA News (April 29, 2010)

  40. Aphids evolved, special surprising talents in NSF News (April 29, 2010)

  41. Tiny bacteria secret to cicada’s success in UA News (September 14, 2009)

  42. Aphids saved from gruesome death by virus-infected bacteria in UA News (August 21, 2009)

  43. Why some aphids can’t stand the heat in UA News (April 18, 2007)

  44. Evolution of Symbiosis in Science 2.0 (April 9, 2009)

  45. How many genomes does it take to change a light bulb? in Small Things Considered (October 27, 2008)

  46. Aphids get superpowers through sex in Not exactly rocket science blog post at Discover Magazine (May 17, 2008)

  47. It takes three to tango in Small Things Considered (April 14, 2007)

  48. Dead bacteria walking in Seed Magazine (October 20, 2006)

  49. Researchers find smallest cellular genome in Science Daily (October 14, 2006)

  50. The world’s smallest genome just got smaller (audio) on NPR’s All Things Considered (October, 12, 2006)

  51. Tiny genome may reflect organelle in the making in Scientific American (October 12, 2006)

  52. Three-way symbiosis supplies insect pest with well-rounded diet in UA News (June 12, 2006)

  53. Dinner for three in Science (June 6, 2006)

  54. Aphids with attitude: an army of real-life adolescent clones in Science News (July 6, 2002)

  55. The world’s most stable genome has been identified in aphid endosymbionts in Innovations Report (January 7, 2002)

  56. Social castes found to be not so rare in nature in NY Times (February 16, 1993)