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Category Archives: Notes from the Lab

Notes from the Lab: The One True ‘Pede

  • January 27, 2022

Welcome back to the Lab! Millipedes are some of the oldest creatures on earth and well known for being the leggiest.... Continue Reading

Notes from the Lab: Caterpillar Goo

  • January 20, 2022

Welcome back to the Lab! As the designated “bug person” in my circle of family and friends, it probably comes as... Continue Reading

Notes from the Lab: Millipede or Centipede?

  • January 13, 2022

Welcome back to the Lab! They’ve got a lot of legs, but when it comes to millipedes and centipedes, that’s pretty... Continue Reading

Notes from the Lab: Insect Respiration

  • January 6, 2022

Welcome back to the Lab! It’s time to get back-to-basics with a dive into insect physiology. Understanding the needs of the... Continue Reading

Notes from the Lab: New Year, New You

  • December 30, 2021

Welcome back to the Lab! With the New Year, comes new goals. Personally, I like to set the bar low; my... Continue Reading

Notes from the Lab: Legend of the Christmas Spider

  • December 23, 2021

Welcome back to the Lab! And Merry Christmas! We’re diving into more folklore this week with the legend of the Christmas... Continue Reading

Notes from the Lab: Insect Folklore

  • December 16, 2021

Welcome back to the Lab! Insect-inspired folklore is rampant throughout human history; from the ancient Egyptians, who believed bees were the sacred... Continue Reading

Notes from the Lab: Insect Sleep

  • December 9, 2021

Welcome back to the Lab! Sleep is nearly universal within animals. Though it may present differently between species, everyone needs a... Continue Reading

Notes from the Lab: The Schmidt Pain Index

  • December 2, 2021

Welcome back to the Lab! We’ve all been there; contentedly enjoying a summer afternoon, traipsing across the lawn in bare feet when:... Continue Reading

Notes from the Lab: Giving Back to Pollinators

  • November 25, 2021

Welcome back to the Lab! In honor of the holiday, we’re taking a look at how to give back to our... Continue Reading