Entomologist Matt Daugherty studies Pierce's disease, a sickness that has destroyed tens of thousands of acres of grapevines. He said populations of an insect that spreads the disease remained low until the insects developed a resistance to pesticide.
Brain health is similar to the other muscles in your body: If you don't use it, you'll lose it. However, Aaron Seitz, psychology professor and director of UCR's Brain Game Center, says figuring out how best to promote cognitive health is challenging.
Planetary astrophysicist Stephen Kane tells Forbes it has long been suspected that Venus is volcanically active. However, there remains a great deal of mystery regarding the atmospheric chemistry in the planet's middle and deep atmosphere, where products of volcanic outgassing would play a major role.