Category Archives: biology

Episode 58: Where Do Insects Go When It’s Cold?

Photograph of a grylloblattid - an orange-y insect that looks kind of like a cricket - on a sheet of ice.

Image: “One of the world’s rarest and least understood insects, a grylloblattid ice crawler (Grylloblatta sp.). Photographed live at night on an ice field, Northern California, USA.” (Source: Wikimedia Commons, by way of Alex Wild – a very nice guy I met at a BugShot workshop one year)

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Episode 53: Laurel Hiatt on What’s Even Happening In Your Colon

Micrograph of a stain of a portion of secum removed during a colonoscopy.

Image: “Intermediate magnification micrograph of a sessile serrated adenoma, abbreviated SSA, from the cecum removed during a colonoscopy. H&E stain.” (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

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Episode 41: This One’s About COVID

Colored scanning electron micrograph image showing SARS-CoV-2 emerging from the surface of cells cultured in the lab.

Image: “This scanning electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2 (round gold objects) emerging from the surface of cells cultured in the lab. SARS-CoV-2, also known as 2019-nCoV, is the virus that causes COVID-19. The virus shown was isolated from a patient in the U.S. Image captured and colorized at NIAID’s Rocky Mountain Laboratories (RML) in Hamilton, Montana.” (Source: NIAID on Flickr, used under the conditions of CC BY 2.0)

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