Category Archives: Insects!

I Thought Ladybugs Would be Easy

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The best part of waking up? No beetles in your cup.

While you enjoy your cup of coffee this morning, take a moment between sips to thank the birds and the ants that made it beetle-free. You might wonder why I, a self proclaimed beetle lover, want a beetle-free anything ? … Continue reading

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California Invertebrates

I am working on a section for a chapter of a book about California Ecosystems. This book will consist of different chapters for the different ecosystems in California, which include information on the biodiversity present in those ecosystems, but there … Continue reading

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The plight of the Native Potato

These last couple months have been full of fantastic exit talks/defenses by my fellow graduating doctors! Today, we heard about the research of my friend and fellow bug enthusiast Carlo Moreno. Carlo received a Fullbright fellowship to study native potatoes and the … Continue reading

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They’re baaaack

The amazing, incredible return of the 17-year cicadas. A gorgeous video with, I must say, adorable babies at the end. Enjoy! They really are fascinating. Return of the Cicadas from motionkicker on Vimeo.

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Bugs Bounce Back

Good news for bees, finally: Bugs Bounce Back.

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I’m a Doctor now!

Me during my exit talk/defense, discussing the most important topic: Post talk PhD cake!:  

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