Tag: Entomology

ehrmahgerd bertles!

Insect Carl Sagan and science communication

The latest buzz going round the online science community is an article that suggests that scientists might not be doing enough to communicate with the public.  Scicurious wrote an excellent reply. I struggled to find […]

Insect Nation

A little musical interlude for your evening: Bill Bailey on the destruction of the planet.

cicada painting

Time for Cicadas!

Hurray! Info about these summer singers

spider photo

Guest Post: Honey bees, CCD, and the Elephant in the Room

Dr. Doug Yanega stops by to tell us why he thinks Colony Collapse Disorder is nothing new.

Bumble bees of Spring!

Bumbles are one of the first pollinators out in the spring, and the fuzzy adorableness of their bodies helps retain heat.

Blowing on Bats. For Science.

No, that’s how you find them. IT’S SCIENCE.

Planet of the Arthropods

The IUCN has a report out that suggests over 20% of invertebrate species are at risk of extinction. That is a big deal, and we should be worried.