Scientific Discoveries Abroad

  • Scientific Discoveries Abroad


The Office of International Research Engagement and Cooperation (OIREC) coordinates ARS’s international relationships and helps empower ARS researchers to develop new ideas, approaches, expertise, and resources beyond U.S. borders. OIREC leverages its extensive international network of experts in science, agriculture, politics, diplomacy, and security to help ARS scientists identify emerging ideas and solutions, increase the impact of research and development spending, and deliver new knowledge and technologies.

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White Fly
Using Genetics To Take On the Whitefly

ARS scientists have developed novel RNA interference technology that interrupts the expression of critical whitefly genes.

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Sand Fly
Surveying Sand Fly Breeding Habitats

ARS researchers have developed a method that could revolutionize surveillance of sand flies.

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