Month: August 2012

Social Media Tips and Tricks #1

Hi All! I have been super busy, but there is such an awesome online entomology community of blogs and commenters, I know you aren’t starved for bug info. I wanted to pass on some tricks […]

Lice on a Bird: Convergent Evolution in action!

A really nice example of how to communicate some fascinating evolutionary biology.  Illinois Natural History Survey ornithologist Kevin  Johnson describes his research on the history of feather lice.  Anyone who works with birds knows they […]

Writing

I really loved this interview with David Rakoff about why he writes.  This part especially really resonated with me: “Writing only ever begins badly.  And you have to sit and tolerate yourself long enough to […]

Solitary bees

I really love this video about digger bees, or a solitary group of bees common in North America.  Sadly, when you look for information about this group, most of what you get is information on […]