Quiz Time!

Everyone loves a good quiz – even the Buzzfeed variety, you know the kind that you see on Facebook ALL. THE. TIME. The kind of [...]

By | 2016-11-22T13:47:08+00:00 March 25th, 2014|

What If God Were a Maggot?

**Today, we’re reposting a story Rob wrote in late 2012, in praise of the decomposers that clean up our world, recycling waste back into life. [...]

By | 2016-11-22T13:47:09+00:00 February 27th, 2014|

How to turn any dataset into a glowing worm

A few decades ago gene expression, the process by which the code books of genes are turned into proteins, was invisible. It happened in every [...]

By | 2016-11-22T13:47:15+00:00 January 12th, 2014|

Celebrate World Soil Day

In celebration of World Soil Day (December 5, 2013), we give you a round-up of Your Wild Life posts that in some way extol the [...]

By | 2016-11-22T13:47:16+00:00 December 5th, 2013|

Geeking Out Over Arthropods

This past week, over 3500 scientists who study insects and other arthropods gathered in Austin, Texas, for the Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. Scientific [...]

By | 2016-11-22T13:47:17+00:00 November 14th, 2013|

Arthropod Photo Shoot… in Belize!

Lauren Nichols recently attended the BugShot Insect Photography Course in Belize this past September and came home with some spectacular photographs (and stories).  She was [...]

By | 2016-11-22T13:47:17+00:00 November 5th, 2013|

Nightmare Creatures [of Your Home & Yard]

What is it about horror movies and monsters that intrigues us so much? I certainly love a good scare and revel in giant, blood-thirsty creatures [...]

By | 2016-11-22T13:47:17+00:00 October 31st, 2013|

Arthropod Update

*Today post-doc Matt Bertone gives us an update on some of the wild, wonderful and wacky finds the Arthropods of Our Homes team has made [...]

By | 2016-11-22T13:47:38+00:00 August 2nd, 2012|