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The Sting

The Sting

Ouch! So, you’ve been stung by a bee. If you’re a beekeeper, an occasional sting is a natural part of beekeeping. UC Davis apiculturist Eric Mussen says that the average beekeeper may be stung approximately 3000 times a year. Mussen...

Posted on Wednesday, August 13, 2008 at 6:20 PM

Writing with Light

Ten-lined June beetle

I've always loved the wit and wisdom of insect-inspired poets. God in His wisdom made the fly And then forgot to tell us why. - - Ogden Nash "The Fly" We hope that, when the insects take over the world, they will remember with gratitude how...

Posted on Tuesday, August 12, 2008 at 5:55 PM
Tags: bee (7), bugs (10), insects (42), mosquito (5), photography (4), ten-lined June beetle (1), writing with light (1)

California's Gold and Nature's Gallery


When the California State Fair, Sacramento, opens Friday, Aug. 15 for an 18-day run, don't miss "California's Gold" and "Nature's Gallery" in the UC Davis Centennial Pavilion (Building 3). The 6,000-square-foot pavilion will showcase...

Posted on Monday, August 11, 2008 at 6:55 PM

What's Entomology?


I'm standing in line at the photo center, waiting to pay for the dozen 8x10 photos of noted entomologist Richard Bohart that I’d ordered for his UC Davis memorial. “Doc,” as he was called, died Feb. 1, 2007 in Berkeley at age 93 after...

Posted on Friday, August 8, 2008 at 1:01 PM

Meet Michelle


  Meet Michelle Flenniken. She’s an insect virus researcher in professor Raul Andino's lab, UC San Francisco Department of Microbiology and Immunology, and she's the newly selected Häagen-Dazs Postdoctoral Fellow at UC Davis. You know those nasty...

Posted on Thursday, August 7, 2008 at 1:30 PM

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