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Species of the Century

I thought I would share this little design I made as a favour for my supervisor. She was doing a presentation on the limitations of relying on model species research and wanted to draw attention to the role species like Drosophila have played in testing many different biological paradigms. Model species are great but we … Continue reading Species of the Century

A tale of natural history and standing on the shoulders of giants.

The orchid mantis: a tale of natural history and standing on the shoulders of giants. By James C. O'Hanlon Few animals, especially insects, have earned as mythical a reputation as the orchid mantis. Scattered amongst centuries old books, hidden away in musty library basement compactors, are a handful of tales of an impossible insect, more … Continue reading A tale of natural history and standing on the shoulders of giants.