Monthly Archives: March 2014

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 … Continue reading

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The Afterlife [not for the squeamish]

This is for those of you intrigued by the afterlife, not the imaginary kind, but the real life that one’s corpse gives to the little ecosystem that develops on the flesh and the succession of arthropods that waste not when … Continue reading

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The guts of the Golden Bear harpaline

Don’t get me wrong. DNA sequence data is fantastic for phylogenetic studies and all kinds of biological investigations. But I must say that looking at ACGT doesn’t give me much of a thrill. I’m a morphologist at heart, what trips … Continue reading

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