Tag: myths

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Entomological Myths

Yes, to all of this! Some of the most headbanging questions I get explained by attendees at the Entomological Society Meeting last month.

Operation Cat Drop

In the news recently: Operation Rat Drop, where tylenol-laden mice were dropped from planes over Guam. It’s not a bizarre headache remedy; the idea is to try to kill brown tree snakes (a non-native invasive species) when […]

Debugging Grace Hopper

Since I talked about pioneering women earlier this week, how about examining the Entomological/Etymological connections of Grace Hopper? I should give her the proper title–Rear Admiral Hopper.  (A biography described her as “Admiral of the […]