Posts Tagged ‘flies’

Happy Pollinator Week

Friday, June 20th, 2014
honey bees, honeybees, pollination, pollinators, birds, bats, flies, UC Berkeley

Celebrate some of the hardest workers in the natural world!

Silent Crickets

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014
crickets, parasitic, wasps, flies, parasites, parasitoid, hawaii

Crickets go quiet as a life-saving technique.

Can’t Miss Headlines

Friday, April 25th, 2014
geckos, adhesive, bioinspiration, biomimicry, mantis shrimp, flies

This week we’re investigating gecko adhesive, mantis shrimp strength and female insects’ genitalia.

Why Zebras Have Stripes

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014
zebras, flies, fly, biting, UC Davis, tsetse, equid, tabanid

A new study finds black and white stripes allow zebras to avoid small, biting pests.

Ridiculously Diverse Insects

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014
flies, parasitic, wasps, flowers, peru, rain forest, rainforest, diversity, niche

Two flowers in Peru demonstrate how diverse insects truly are!

Unusual Biodiversity Monitors

Thursday, January 31st, 2013
fly, flies, bidoversity, leeches, rainforest, mammals, carrion

Scientists are looking to smaller creatures to help monitor regional biodiversity.

Flies to Beer

Monday, November 28th, 2011
Screen shot 2011-11-28 at 1.27.19 PM

Why do flies love beer so much?

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