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Over 75% loss of insect biomass and scientists don't know why

Over the past decade the decline of particularly delicate insects, such as honeybees and butterflies, has generated a lot of buzz and for good reason. In the U.S. 517 more words


A Halloween Spiderpalooza

Who could be afraid of this? Juvenile peacock spider (Maratus albus)
(all photos courtesy of Jürgen Otto)

Jürgen Otto is passionate about spiders: not just any spiders, but the tiny Australian creatures known as peacock spiders. 901 more words



Do caterpillars poop? You bet your frass they do! Today I noticed several pellets by my Monarch caterpillars and decided to google it. Caterpillar poop is singularly known as… 38 more words

A Buzz in the Meadow

Dave Goulson is a gifted storyteller. He is also a scientist. In my experience there are only a handful of people who can effectively sync both sides of their brains well enough to write something that a non-scientist could read and (possibly) enjoy. 439 more words

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Spring Sunset Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area

Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area and West Swale Wetlands in the fog

Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area and West Swale Wetlands , Saskatoon, Saskatchewan… 886 more words


Aggie Transcript Interview—Dr. Walter Leal

By Bukre Coskun, Cell Biology, ‘18

Author’s Note:

“As a student in Professor Walter Leal’s biochemistry class, I was inspired by his dedication to motivating students and obvious enthusiasm for his field of research. 2,240 more words

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