88.9 WCVE Producer Steve Clark and Entomologist Dr. Art Evans review some of the reasons why Zika virus has become an emerging disease in the Americas.
What's Bugging You?
Dr. Arthur V. Evans teams up with WCVE Public Radio producer Steve Clark for a weekly feature, “What’s Bugging You?,” which airs during NPR’s Morning Edition. The program takes its name from another of Evans’ books “What’s Bugging You – A Fond Look at the Animals We Love to Hate.”
Tune-in each Tuesday at 8:45 a.m. or at 5:44 p.m. on 88.9 WCVE, Richmond’s Public Radio station.
88.9 WCVE Producer Steve Clark and Entomologist Dr. Art Evans provide some background on the emergent Zika virus.
Photo: Aedes mosquitoes, including the Asian tiger mosquito, A. albopictus, are vectors of the Zika virus.
88.9 WCVE Producer Steve Clark and Entomologist Dr. Art Evans discuss the results of a research project the delved into the diversity of insects and their relatives in homes near Raleigh, North Carolina.
Read the original research paper, “Arthropods of the Great Indoors: Characterizing Diversity Inside Urban and Suburban Homes”
Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and 88.9 WCVE producer Steve Clark discuss Art’s adventures with rain beetles on a recent trip to California.