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The Legendary Bruce Hammock: Why Science Is Fun

UC Davis distinguished professor Bruce Hammock in his office (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

"Bruce D. Hammock is widely known for his groundbreaking research in insect physiology, toxicology, pharmacology, and experimental therapeutics....

UC Davis distinguished professor Bruce Hammock in his office (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis distinguished professor Bruce Hammock in his office (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis distinguished professor Bruce Hammock in his office (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bruce Hammock in a Hammock on the UC Davis Quad. Note: He doesn't spend much time in a hammock; he just posed for this photo. (Photo by Cindy McReynolds)
Bruce Hammock in a Hammock on the UC Davis Quad. Note: He doesn't spend much time in a hammock; he just posed for this photo. (Photo by Cindy McReynolds)

Bruce Hammock in a Hammock on the UC Davis Quad. Note: He doesn't spend much time in a hammock; he just posed for this photo. (Photo by Cindy McReynolds)

Posted on Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 3:07 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Health, Natural Resources, Pest Management

Ever Seen a Bumble Bee Nest?

A nest of Bombus vosnesenkii in May 2015 at the Loma Vista Farm, Vallejo. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ever seen a bumble bee nest? We remember when insect enthusiast Rita LeRoy of the Loma Vista Farm, part of the Vallejo City Unified School District,...

A nest of Bombus vosnesenkii in May 2015 at the Loma Vista Farm, Vallejo. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A nest of Bombus vosnesenkii in May 2015 at the Loma Vista Farm, Vallejo. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A nest of Bombus vosnesenkii in May 2015 at the Loma Vista Farm, Vallejo. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, November 25, 2019 at 6:47 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

News Flash: Don't Miss 'Current Techniques in Morphology'

One of the articles in the journal deals with

You won't want to miss this. A year-long project on "Current Techniques in Morphology" was posted online today (Nov. 12). Doctoral candidate...

One of the articles in the journal deals with
One of the articles in the journal deals with "Jumping and Grasping: Universal Locking Mechanism in Insect Legs." This image is a banded-winged grasshopper, family Acrididae. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

One of the articles in the journal deals with "Jumping and Grasping: Universal Locking Mechanism in Insect Legs." This image is a banded-winged grasshopper, family Acrididae. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 5:41 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

About That Three-Cornered Alfalfa Hopper...

The three-cornered alfalfa hopper, Spissistilus festinus. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It's green, it's tiny, and everyone is hoping it doesn't wreak any havoc in the vineyards. "It" is the three-cornered alfalfa hopper, Spissistilus...

The three-cornered alfalfa hopper, Spissistilus festinus. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The three-cornered alfalfa hopper, Spissistilus festinus. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The three-cornered alfalfa hopper, Spissistilus festinus. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The three-cornered alfalfa hopper, Spissistilus festinus, is a clear-winged, wedge-shaped (thus the name
The three-cornered alfalfa hopper, Spissistilus festinus, is a clear-winged, wedge-shaped (thus the name "three-cornered") insect that's about a quarter of an inch long. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The three-cornered alfalfa hopper, Spissistilus festinus, is a clear-winged, wedge-shaped (thus the name "three-cornered") insect that's about a quarter of an inch long. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at 7:35 PM
Tags: Cindy Preto (3), ESA (12), Frank Zalom (44), Mysore (1)
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources, Pest Management

Insect-Inspired Fashions! Compliments of the UC Davis EGSA

EGSA members and their award-winning t-shirts: president Brendon Boudinot; EGSA t-shirt coordinator Jill Oberski; and Corwin Parker. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Talk about insect-inspired fashions! Insects are in. They're not only everywhere in nature (well, almost everywhere!), they've climbed, crawled,...

EGSA members and their award-winning t-shirts: president Brendon Boudinot; EGSA t-shirt coordinator Jill Oberski; and Corwin Parker. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
EGSA members and their award-winning t-shirts: president Brendon Boudinot; EGSA t-shirt coordinator Jill Oberski; and Corwin Parker. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

EGSA members and their award-winning t-shirts: president Brendon Boudinot; EGSA t-shirt coordinator Jill Oberski; and Corwin Parker. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)


"The Beetles" t-shirt is EGSA's all-time best seller. Beneath the images of the beetles are their family names: Phengogidae, Curculionidae, Cerambycidae and Scarabaeidae. Think glowworm, snout, long-horned, and scarab beetles.

"The Beetles" t-shirt is EGSA's all-time best seller. Beneath the images of the beetles are their family names: Phengogidae, Curculionidae, Cerambycidae and Scarabaeidae. Think glowworm, snout, long-horned, and scarab beetles.

Posted on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 5:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Family, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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