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Ecologist warns of bamboo, deer mice spreading hantavirus
May 7, 2015

By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer

deer-mouse-Wikimedia-from-Seney-Natural-History-AssociationPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers say the popularity of bamboo landscaping could increase the spread of hantavirus, with the plant’s prolific seed production creating a population boom among seed-eating deer mice that carry the disease.

WSU researchers revise Darwin’s logic on invasive species
December 3, 2013

Charles Darwin logic doesn't pan out

Eric Sorensen, WSU News

PULLMAN, Wash. – For more than a century and a half, researchers interested in invasive species have looked to Charles Darwin and what has come to be called his “naturalization conundrum.”