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Category Archives: Notes from the Lab

Notes from the Lab: Barcoding US Ants— Collecting Specimens

  • April 8, 2021

Welcome Back to the Lab! For the next couple weeks, we will be taking a deep dive into our summer project, Barcoding... Continue Reading

Notes from the Lab: Barcoding US Ants

  • April 1, 2021

Welcome Back to the Lab! Last summer, MBHI began a partnership with the DNA Learning Center at the Cold Springs Harbor... Continue Reading

Notes from the Lab: Mounting Molts — A Photo Journal

  • March 25, 2021

Welcome Back to the Lab! As our animals molt and grow, we try our best to preserve their cast-off exoskeletons (molts)... Continue Reading

Notes from the Lab: Entomophagy

  • March 18, 2021

Welcome Back to the Lab! A couple weeks ago, we covered a handful of insect delicacies from around the world. But we... Continue Reading

Notes from the Lab: Insects in Medicine

  • March 11, 2021

Welcome Back to the Lab! As we fast approach the one-year mark on the worldwide COVID-19 shutdown, and given the truly... Continue Reading

Notes from the Lab: Insect Delicacies

  • March 4, 2021

Welcome Back to the Lab! What did you have for breakfast this morning? Cereal? Eggo waffles? Pan-fried scorpion? If consuming insects... Continue Reading

Notes from the Lab: Solifugids

  • February 25, 2021

Welcome Back to the Lab! We’ve finally reached sunshine season! Well, kind of. We’ve reached that season where the sun comes... Continue Reading

Notes from the Lab: Schmidt Pain Index

  • February 18, 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: Caterpillar Goo

  • February 11, 2021

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: Myrmecophiles

  • February 4, 2021

Welcome Back to the Lab! Last week we covered several unique mimicry and camouflage strategies arthropods use to avoid being lunch. However there was... Continue Reading