A little video I cut together showing one of our adult male wētā eating his old moult! When they’ve just moulted, wētā appear a pale/white-ish colour. After a few hours, this male will turn brown again.
This project has been about 8 months in the works, and I can finally announce it now! I have been working for the Québec Centre for Biodiversity Science with a team of three other fantastic women to revive the student blog of the QCBS, Le […]
Dear New Grad Student, I noticed my first gray hairs at 23 years old. Not coincidentally, the same year I started my Master’s degree. Grad school is touted as a monumental time of self-discovery, pushing your limits, meeting new people, and enriching your mind (for […]
Five years ago, my cousin Lauren Sewell died in a small airplane crash. Some accidents like these are just that: purely accidental, purely tragedies, purely blameless. But the surviving family members who do the work to understand what went wrong will tell you that these true […]
Check it out, I am finally publishing elsewhere than my homegrown free wordpress account! I wrote a guest feature for the science blog ZMEScience about the phenomenon of bachelorhood in the animal world. Why do bachelors exist? Why doesn’t natural selection stop this madness? Can […]