Tuesday, January 26, 2010


It's difficult for the blog to find time to walk when school is in session, and its stock of photos is wearing thin. Susan went to a conference in Warwick, Rhode Island, this weekend, but decided that photos of even the very nicest Crowne Plaza Hotel are fundamentally boring.This photograph answers a question Susan is frequently asked about bee research: how does she tell a more experienced forager from a less experienced forager? (Look at the left edges of the wings to see the wing of the more experienced forager.) Local connection alert: Warwick turns out to be the home of Revolutionary War General Nathanael Greene, who led the American forces at the Battle of Guilford Courthouse on March 15, 1781, and after whom the Piedmont Triad city of Greensboro is named...

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