Things of interest
1) Incredible footage of a tsetse fly giving birth thanks to the perseverance and photographic skill of colleague Geoffrey Attardo at Yale University.
2) "The Winged Death" by the infamous cosmic horror fiction writer, H. P. Lovecraft.
3) Take care of your micro biome!
4) Entertaining and enlightening blog by the journal Parasites and Vectors called Bugbitten:
A. Plated bacterial symbionts
B. Tsetse fly feeding through a silicone membrane (photo credit: Ray Wilson)
C. Trypanosomes expressing green fluorescent protein within an excised tsetse salivary gland (photo credit: Urvashi Ramphul)
D. Lesson on the physiology of tsetse pupae (photo credit: Lauren Knerual)
E. National Insect Week 2014 at the World Museum (photo credit: Deirdre Walshe)
F. Seeking Art within Science
- British Society of Parasitology
- Royal Entomological Society
- American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
- British Society for Protist Biology
- Infectious Disease Research Network
- National Trust
13 September 2019 LSTM Blog: Have you ever experienced only one side of your body being bitten by blood-thirsty insects?
15 March 2018 Microbes to Mosquitoes workshop at Centre 63
26 November 2016. Artist Teachers Association SciArt Intervention project
12 February 2016 Zika virus symposium: Facts, research questions and knowledge gaps
6 September 2016 “Zika fever: truths and half-truths” at Knutsford SciBar