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Tramp: One of a set of gradations of the act of setting a toe down firmly on the soil, that includes the mincing tramps of trit and trot, the light brush of a tread, the click of a tap, the catch of a trip, and the snap of a trap, which is the negative of a step and, like anti-matter to matter, catches it and makes it permanent. 16 more words


What I have been up to lately

I have been a bit neglectful of my blog of late and I feel I owe my readers (who are not Facebook friends, and thus know already), an explanation.  613 more words


The beginning of the end

Yesterday marked two weeks since I introduced Lysathia n. sp too my replicates. It was a rather momentous occasion because i saw feeding damage in my experiment for the first time. 254 more words

Zoology Project

Thrips in Cotton

Cotton is up now and it is time to start scouting for thrips.  There are already some present in fields causing damage to 1 and 2 leaf cotton.   169 more words


Why Can’t We Get Rid Of Mosquitoes? Mosquitoes are considered...

Why Can’t We Get Rid Of Mosquitoes?

Mosquitoes are considered one of the deadliest animals on earth with their ability to spread diseases far and wide but why haven’t we already eradicated these killer bugs?

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Las cucarachas más bonitas del mundo by...

Las cucarachas más bonitas del mundo

by thebiologista:

Normalmente las cucarachas las asociamos con lugares sucios. Lo que pocos conocen es la enorme diversidad de cucarachas que existen en el planeta, alrededor de 4,500 especies.

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Are you scared, little fly?

Written by Lola Gayle

The fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster) has long been a popular model organism for scientific research because it has a much simpler system, making it easier to study and manipulate. 115 more words