Student Insect Art 1

Last semester my ESPM40 students made insect-based art projects. Many of them were outstanding. I have selected just a few that I want to share. I’ll post them over the next couple weeks. Unfortunately I just took pictures of the original artwork with the handheld camera so they don’t really do full justice to how […]

Uncanny Bombardier Beetles

We made quinoneless Bombardier beetles. That’s right. Weird and cool. We are practicing our mad-scientist cackling laughs now. It’s very exciting news from my lab, or more correctly from the collaborative consisting of Wendy Moore’s Lab (U. of AZ), who developed the transcriptome data, provided beetles and help me conceptualize the study; Athula Attygalle’s lab […]