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Scorpion Scientist Lauren Esposito to Deliver Research Seminar at UC Davis

Scorpions are often difficult to find without the aid of ultraviolet light. (Photo byKathy Keatley Garvey)

Everyone knows that scorpions are venomous--some are more venomous than others--and that they fluoresce under ultraviolet light. But did you know that scorpions are the oldest living terrestrial arthropods on the planet--that they're approximately 400...

Scorpions are often difficult to find without the aid of ultraviolet light. (Photo byKathy Keatley Garvey)
Scorpions are often difficult to find without the aid of ultraviolet light. (Photo byKathy Keatley Garvey)

Scorpions are often difficult to find without the aid of ultraviolet light. (Photo byKathy Keatley Garvey)

Scorpions fluoresce under ultraviolet light. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Scorpions fluoresce under ultraviolet light. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Scorpions fluoresce under ultraviolet light. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Scorpion scientist Lauren Esposito, who holds a doctorate in arachnology from the American Museum of Natural History, has worked at the California Academy of Science since 2015. (California Academy of Science Photo)
Scorpion scientist Lauren Esposito, who holds a doctorate in arachnology from the American Museum of Natural History, has worked at the California Academy of Science since 2015. (California Academy of Science Photo)

Scorpion scientist Lauren Esposito, who holds a doctorate in arachnology from the American Museum of Natural History, has worked at the California Academy of Science since 2015. (California Academy of Science Photo)

Tsetse Flies: Who Knew?

Close-up of a gravid tsetse fly (Glossina morsitans morsitans). (Photo by Geoffrey Attardo)

Did you read the article in today's New York Times about tsetse flies and the scientists who research them? Totally fascinating. Tsetse fly expert Geoffrey Attardo, a medical entomologist and assistant professor with  the UC Davis Department of...

Close-up of a gravid tsetse fly (Glossina morsitans morsitans). (Photo by Geoffrey Attardo)
Close-up of a gravid tsetse fly (Glossina morsitans morsitans). (Photo by Geoffrey Attardo)

Close-up of a gravid tsetse fly (Glossina morsitans morsitans). (Photo by Geoffrey Attardo)

Medical entomologist Geoffrey Attardo in his office in Briggs Hall, UC Davis campus. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Medical entomologist Geoffrey Attardo in his office in Briggs Hall, UC Davis campus. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Medical entomologist Geoffrey Attardo in his office in Briggs Hall, UC Davis campus. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis Seminars: From Spotted Wing Drosophila to Spider Glue to Wild Bees

Spotted-wing drosophila on raspberry. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

From spotted wing drosophila to spider glue to wild bees! Medical entomologist Geoffrey Attardo, assistant professor, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, has compiled a great line-up of speakers for the winter quarter. The Wednesday...

Spotted-wing drosophila on raspberry. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Spotted-wing drosophila on raspberry. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Spotted-wing drosophila on raspberry. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Oct. 19th Seminar at UC Davis: Do Butterflies Dream of Genetic Tattoos?

Butterflies showing mutated wings on their right sides. This image was used in one of Arnaud Martin's research publications. (Credit: Nathalie Vessillier)

Do butterflies dream of genetic tattoos? That's part of the creative title of a seminar that Arnaud Martin, assistant professor of biology, George Washington University, Washington, DC, will deliver next week to the UC Davis Department of Entomology and...

Butterflies showing mutated wings on their right sides. This image was used in one of Arnaud Martin's research publications. (Credit: Nathalie Vessillier)
Butterflies showing mutated wings on their right sides. This image was used in one of Arnaud Martin's research publications. (Credit: Nathalie Vessillier)

Butterflies showing mutated wings on their right sides. This image was used in one of Arnaud Martin's research publications. (Credit: Nathalie Vessillier)

Targeting the Tsetse Fly

Medical entomologist Geoffrey Attardo in his office. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

He targets the tsetse fly. Tsetse flies, large biting flies that inhabit much of Africa, feed on the blood of humans and other vertebrates and transmit such parasitic diseases as African trypanosomiasis. In humans, this disease is better known as...

Medical entomologist Geoffrey Attardo in his office. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Medical entomologist Geoffrey Attardo in his office. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Medical entomologist Geoffrey Attardo in his office. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

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