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We’re having an Andy Warhol day! First, a nice piece in the Brock News about our recent paper on 10 years (yes, ten!) of bee monitoring at the Glenridge Quarry Naturalization Site. Then some tweeting, including from NSERC and Canada’s Science Minister. … Continue reading
Dave and new RNA-Seq data, complete with certificate of authenticity and a cute little box to keep the data in!
One of the last bees in our garden was this tiny little yellow-faced bee (Hylaeus), foraging on goldenrod in mid-September. The bee loves the goldenrod. Me, too. I don’t really understand why so many people dismiss such beautiful blossoms as … Continue reading
There’s a bumblebee on one of these giant sunflowers in our garden (4 m tall!). She was a big one – you can see her even though she was up there!
I’m a biologist who studies bee behaviour and ecology, and I love well written books with actual plots, so this sci-fi novel was right up my alley. Set in a future time that might not be as distant as we … Continue reading
The third thing I did this morning was check my email (I’ve learned never to check my email first thing – there are so many better ways to start the day). I was surprised to find a Google notification about … Continue reading