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Pollinator Week: Free books!

The only thing better than books is FREE books.

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Will we have fruit in a future without bees?

Do people really still hand pollinate orchards in China? And why don’t they just get more bees?

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Outreach in Unusual Places

I was lucky enough to be part of a series of sessions at ScienceOnline this January that discussed Science Outreach. It should tell you a little about how hectic my life has been lately that […]

The Mad Hatterpillar

There is nothing I love more than finding an amazing new insect to tell you about!  Today it’s the “Mad Hatterpillar.” As you can see from this photo, these caterpillars (Uraba lugens, larvae of a […]

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Silk Pavilion

How to get 6,500 silk worms to make you a house. Sort of.

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How To Deal with Blog Spam

Sometimes you just need to amuse yourself.

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Painting Cicadas

Video showing the creation of a painting about cicadas. Lovely!