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Let the Bed Bugs Bite

Forceps held by Danielle Wishon zero in on a bed bug to be fed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Most of us remember the old nursery rhyme, "Good night, sleep tight, and don't let the bed bugs bite," and vow to do everything we can to avoid...

Forceps held by Danielle Wishon zero in on a bed bug to be fed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Forceps held by Danielle Wishon zero in on a bed bug to be fed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Forceps held by Danielle Wishon zero in on a bed bug to be fed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bed bug scurries away after taking a blood meal. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bed bug scurries away after taking a blood meal. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bed bug scurries away after taking a blood meal. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Two bed bugs on Danielle Wishon's arm. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Two bed bugs on Danielle Wishon's arm. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Two bed bugs on Danielle Wishon's arm. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Danielle Wishon (foreground at left) answers questions. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Danielle Wishon (foreground at left) answers questions. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Danielle Wishon (foreground at left) answers questions. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, January 13, 2014 at 10:48 PM

Honey Bees and Extinction

A honey bee heading toward almond blossoms. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

"Would the extinction of honey bees lead directly to the extinction of humans?" That's a recent question posed on Quora, where folks can ask...

A honey bee heading toward almond blossoms. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee heading toward almond blossoms. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee heading toward almond blossoms. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 8:23 PM
Tags: almond blossom (3), Eric Mussen (266), extinct (1), honey bees (357), Matan Shelomi (14)

Going with Your Gut

A walking stick at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

“Of the one millions insects so far described, 120,000 are butterflies or moths, 150,000 are flies, 400,000 are beetles, and only 3000 are...

A walking stick at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A walking stick at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A walking stick at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 9:20 PM

What They Did Is Amazing!

They did it! From left are Andrew Richards, Ivana Li and Matan Shelomi. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

If you like Pokémon, you know the insect connection. Satoshi Tajiri of Japan, who developed Pokémon, collected insects in...

They did it! From left are Andrew Richards, Ivana Li and Matan Shelomi. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
They did it! From left are Andrew Richards, Ivana Li and Matan Shelomi. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

They did it! From left are Andrew Richards, Ivana Li and Matan Shelomi. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 9:49 PM

Kill It Or Let It Live?

A red-shouldered stink bug peers at the camera. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

So, you've just stepped on a bug. Do you kill it and put it out of its "misery" or do you let it live? That was basically the question that UC Davis...

A red-shouldered stink bug peers at the camera. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A red-shouldered stink bug peers at the camera. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A red-shouldered stink bug peers at the camera.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at 5:49 PM

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