Posts Tagged: Cornell University
“Go as far as you can [young scientists]. The world needs you badly.”—E.O Wilson. That sign greets visitors to the Bohart Museum of Entomology, University of California, Davis, and that's exactly what Noah Crockette, 18, an intern...
Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, shares a laugh with Noah Crockette, now an entomology major at Cornell. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Cornell alumni Emily Bick (left) and Tabatha Yang serenade Noah Crockette as he cuts his cake at the Bohart Museum's going-away party. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Noah Crockette stands by a wall-mounted computer screen with an image of him at age 14. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bohart associates watch while Noah Crockette cuts the cake. At left are students Parras McGrath, Lohit Garikipati, and Minsu Kang. At right is Robbin Thorp, UC Davis distinguished emeritus professor of entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The evolutionary history of honey bees dates back millions and millions of years. Bees are thought to have appeared at least 130 million years ago, according to British biologist Dave Goulson, author of A Sting in the Tale: My Adventures with Bumblebees....
The evolutionary history of honey bees dates back to at least 30 million years ago. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Cornell University evolutionary ecologist Anurag Agrawal, who received his doctorate in population biology at the University of California, Davis in 1999 under the tutelage of major professor Richard “Rick” Karban, is making the news with his...
Anurag Agrawal and his friend, a monarch butterfly. (Jason Koski, Cornell University Photography)
Ladybugs, aka ladybird beetles, are out there.Walk through the garden and they're easy to find.Last weekend we spotted one tucked in the heart of an artichoke, another climbing a nectarine tree, and still another perched on an artichoke leaf.They're...
Ladybug looking for food on an artichoke. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Ladybug munching aphids on the limb of a nectarine tree. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Ladybug looking for aphids in all the right places. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)