News Release: Research

Aug. 5,  2009

Urban Mosquito Research Creates Buzz

News Article ImageResearch links raw sewage in city streams and mosquitoes.

"Before I joined this research project, I had no idea that many major cities in the United States let raw sewage flow into streams that border parks and homes. It just seems unsafe," says Greg Decker, a senior majoring in environmental studies.

This week, Decker is presenting Emory's research findings on mosquitoes and Atlanta streams at the annual meeting of the Ecological Society of America. Decker received a funding award from the ESA to travel to the meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Read more about the findings at eScienceCommons.

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