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Ant Science in Brazil: A Photo Essay

If you follow Compound Eye, you are probably aware that we have been extremely boring since early May. So boring were we, in fact, that we haven't actually posted anything.We apologize for the dearth...

June 13, 2012 — Alex Wild

The Color of Honey

This week I harvested a lovely linden honey (at right) from one of our backyard beehives. Nectar from linden flowers yields a honey that is exceptional both in its pale tone and in its strong flavor...

June 12, 2012 — Alex Wild

6 Sources of Free Images for Science Blogging

If you blog, you probably know that most online images are copyrighted and off-limits for your site. Where is an enterprising science writer to turn for artwork that is free, beautiful, and legally bloggable?...

April 29, 2012 — Alex Wild

The poor man's macro kit: extension tubes

[the following is a modified repost from Myrmecos blog] Dedicated insect photographers normally employ specialized macro lenses to focus on their tiny subjects.

April 19, 2012 — Alex Wild

An Australian Insect Sampler

The wayward continent of Australia is famous for the strange and relictual creatures that have evolved in near-complete isolation. The insects are no exception.

March 17, 2012 — Alex Wild

Thrifty Thursday: Your iPhone Droplet Microscope Pictures

Thrifty Thursdays feature photographs taken with equipment costing less than $500. Apparently some of you read Monday's post on using a droplet of water as a macro lens, because I've been receiving lovely cell-phone macros all week...

March 15, 2012 — Alex Wild

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