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Trophic cascades in fragmented forests

Many birds eat insects and spiders. Some of these insects and spider are themselves predators, feeding on critters lower down in the food web. Some of the insects that are fed upon by birds, or other predators, also play important roles in forest, such as munching upon the fresh, green leaves of young trees ( 774 more words

Arthropod Research

THEM! turns 60. Watch it [again] and tweet (26 Nov - 2 Dec).

THEM!   that amazing, big rubber ant monster movie, was released in 1954. Let’s celebrate this classic big-bug movie turning 60 years old by watching it over the next week. 334 more words

Entomology

How to catch "bucket loads" of Prionus fissicornis!

Fresh off our unexpected success at finding Prionus integer in the shortgrass prairie of southeastern Colorado, field mate Jeff Huether and I made our way down into northeastern New Mexico to see if the prionic acid lures we used to attract that species would bring us success with other species of  695 more words

Nature

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How to catch "bucket loads" of Prionus fissicornis!

Fresh off our unexpected success at finding Prionus integer in the shortgrass prairie of southeastern Colorado, field mate Jeff Huether and I made our way down into northeastern New Mexico to see if the prionic acid lures we used to attract that species would bring us success with other species of  695 more words

Nature

Meet the lab: Sarah Loboda

This is the second in a series of posts that will introduce the members of the arthropod ecology lab. This one is about Sarah Loboda… 464 more words

Graduate Students

cacing glow in the dark.?

well, pagi2 di kantor bingung ngapain,..
cek2 web iflscience,..
WOAAAAAA.. cacing glow..

kepikiran ini cacing pake apaan lahirnya, kok bisa glow.? jangan jangan ini cacing makan sticker sbelom lahir.? 349 more words

Science

Study: Antimicrobial May Damage Liver, Raise Cancer Risk

A common antimicrobial found in common soaps may cause liver damage and raise cancer risk.
Nov. 18, 2014
By Pat Bailey
University of California, Davis… 520 more words
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