Insect diversity @ McGill
Stories about our collection of three million unique little volumes of biodiversity, the people who build and use it, and the research we do. And the odd rumination upon the nature of science and scientists.
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Monthly Archives: September 2011
Conferences are a great opportunity to present research before the papers appear in print and to showcase the work we do in the lab. Of course, they’re also a great way to see what other labs and researchers are doing. … Continue reading
Vernon “Vic” Vickery, Emeritus Curator of the Lyman Museum, passed away on 30 August 2011 in Kentville, Nova Scotia. Vic was a world-renowned specialist on the taxonomy, morphology and behavior of orthopteroid insects, but his entomological interests were wide-ranging as … Continue reading