One of the longstanding puzzles in agricultural science is the supposed resistance of apples and cucumbers to the same pathogen that ravaged potatoes - and researchers might have found a way to turn nonhost resistance into an agricultural advantage.
An average American spend almost $500 to $1,000 per room to get rid of bed bugs but still, they can't sleep. Bed bugs generate insecticide resistance in their body which won't let them die. Penn State scientists found another alternative to get rid of bed bugs.
Antibiotic-resistant bacteria has become a growing problem around the country for both doctors and hospitals, causing an estimated 2 million illnesses and 23,000 deaths around the United States each year. And in an effort to combat these resistant forms of bacteria, the Obama administration wants to double the amount of federal funding dedicated to fighting these superbugs.