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What You Should Know About the Zika Virus

Zika Flyer

The (Zika) virus is here, and so is the mosquito. The question is whether there will be enough of both to set off an epidemic. That's what UC San Francisco medical student Joshua Lang wrote in his piece, With Summer Coming, Can the Zika Virus Be...

Zika Flyer
Zika Flyer

Posted on Monday, April 18, 2016 at 6:56 PM

Butterfly Ballet: No Boundaries, No Borders

Gulf Fritillaries in a

If you're nurturing a passionflower vine (Passiflora), you've probably seen "The Butterfly Ballet."' The Gulf Fritillaries (Agraulis vanillae), orangish-reddish butterflies with silver-spangled wings, stay close to Passiflora, their host...

Gulf Fritillaries in a
Gulf Fritillaries in a "Butterfly Ballet." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Gulf Fritillaries in a "Butterfly Ballet." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A trio of Gulf Fritillaries. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A trio of Gulf Fritillaries. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A trio of Gulf Fritillaries. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Gulf Fritillary casts a shadow over a tendril. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Gulf Fritillary casts a shadow over a tendril. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Gulf Fritillary casts a shadow over a tendril. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at 6:00 PM

Walter Leal: An Entomologist Without Borders

Walter Leal: an entomologist without borders. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Professor Walter Leal of the University of California, Davis, is co-chairing the 2016 International Congress of Entomology (ICE) conference, themed "Entomology Without Borders," to be held Sept. 25-30 in Orlando, Fla. Some 7000 entomologists from...

Walter Leal: an entomologist without borders. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Walter Leal: an entomologist without borders. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Walter Leal: an entomologist without borders. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

ICE-ing on the Cake!

Female mosquito, Aedes aegypti, also known as

What a nice move! Especially since the United States is busily restoring diplomatic relations with Cuba. Think entomology. Think ICE. Think ICE'ing on the cake. Think ICE'ing on an entomological cake. When the 2016 International Congress of...

Female mosquito, Aedes aegypti, also known as
Female mosquito, Aedes aegypti, also known as "the dengue mosquito," drawing a blood meal. (Photo by James Gathany. United States Department of Health and Human Services)

Female mosquito, Aedes aegypti, also known as "the dengue mosquito," drawing a blood meal. (Photo by James Gathany. United States Department of Health and Human Services)

Posted on Monday, September 28, 2015 at 5:15 PM

ICE Is Red-Hot!

Worker bes cleaning out queen cells. Honey bee presentations will be part of the ICE program. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

You've heard folks say "cold as ice," right? Well, ICE is red hot. The International Congress of Entomology (ICE) is gearing up for its 2016 conference, "Entomology without Borders," to take place Sept. 25-30, 2016 in Orlando, Fla., and the line-up of...

Worker bes cleaning out queen cells. Honey bee presentations will be part of the ICE program. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Worker bes cleaning out queen cells. Honey bee presentations will be part of the ICE program. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Worker bes cleaning out queen cells. Honey bee presentations will be part of the ICE program. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, November 17, 2014 at 5:33 PM
 
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