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Matan Shelomi: Each Answer to a Question Creates New Questions

World traveler and scientist Matan Shelomi, wearing a Bohart Museum of Entomology shirt at  at the Reichstag in Berlin.

Think about this: You don't know until you try. You miss every opportunity you do not take. Each answer to a question creates new questions. So began UC Davis alumnus Matan Shelomi when he returned to the UC Davis campus Wednesday, Nov. 15 to...

World traveler and scientist Matan Shelomi, wearing a Bohart Museum of Entomology shirt at  at the Reichstag in Berlin.
World traveler and scientist Matan Shelomi, wearing a Bohart Museum of Entomology shirt at at the Reichstag in Berlin.

World traveler and scientist Matan Shelomi, wearing a Bohart Museum of Entomology shirt at at the Reichstag in Berlin.

Matan Shelomi heads to the podium to deliver his seminar on his stick insect research. At right is major professor Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Matan Shelomi heads to the podium to deliver his seminar on his stick insect research. At right is major professor Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Matan Shelomi heads to the podium to deliver his seminar on his stick insect research. At right is major professor Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Assistant Professor Matan Shelomi: He'll Introduce You to His Stick Insect Research

Matan Shelomi, who received his doctorate in entomology at UC Davis and his bachelor's degree at Harvard, will return to the UC Davis campus on Wednesday, Nov. 15 to deliver a seminar on his stick and leaf insect research.

Ever ask someone where they live and they respond "I live in the sticks"? They're referring to a rural area, usually forested or farmed. Next week UC Davis alumnus Matan Shelomi will introduce you to his "sticks": the stick and leaf insects from the...

Matan Shelomi, who received his doctorate in entomology at UC Davis and his bachelor's degree at Harvard, will return to the UC Davis campus on Wednesday, Nov. 15 to deliver a seminar on his stick and leaf insect research.
Matan Shelomi, who received his doctorate in entomology at UC Davis and his bachelor's degree at Harvard, will return to the UC Davis campus on Wednesday, Nov. 15 to deliver a seminar on his stick and leaf insect research.

Matan Shelomi, who received his doctorate in entomology at UC Davis and his bachelor's degree at Harvard, will return to the UC Davis campus on Wednesday, Nov. 15 to deliver a seminar on his stick and leaf insect research.

This is the insect that entomologist Matan Shelomi studies: the stick insect, order Phasmatodea. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This is the insect that entomologist Matan Shelomi studies: the stick insect, order Phasmatodea. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This is the insect that entomologist Matan Shelomi studies: the stick insect, order Phasmatodea. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Why Bees Are Disappearing and What You Should Know

Matan Shelomi, wearing a UC Davis entomology shirt, stands in front of the Reichstag in Berlin.

If you should ask Extension apiculturist (emeritus) Eric Mussen of the University of California, Davis, whether he believes that neonicotinoids are the primary cause of colony collapse disorder (CCD), he will say answer you fair and square: "No, they're...

Matan Shelomi, wearing a UC Davis entomology shirt, stands in front of the Reichstag in Berlin.
Matan Shelomi, wearing a UC Davis entomology shirt, stands in front of the Reichstag in Berlin.

Matan Shelomi, wearing a UC Davis entomology shirt, stands in front of the Reichstag in Berlin.

Noted entomologist May Berenbaum lectured May 20 at UC Davis on disappearing bees and then visited the Department of Entomology and Nematology's bee garden. With her (from left) are UC Davis bee authorities Robbin Thorp, Brian Johnson and Eric Mussen. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Noted entomologist May Berenbaum lectured May 20 at UC Davis on disappearing bees and then visited the Department of Entomology and Nematology's bee garden. With her (from left) are UC Davis bee authorities Robbin Thorp, Brian Johnson and Eric Mussen. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Noted entomologist May Berenbaum lectured May 20 at UC Davis on disappearing bees and then visited the Department of Entomology and Nematology's bee garden. With her (from left) are UC Davis bee authorities Robbin Thorp, Brian Johnson and Eric Mussen. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 5:17 PM

About Those Walking Sticks...

This is the insect that Matan Shelomi studies. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Why would anyone want to study walking sticks (stick insects)? Well, why wouldn't anyone NOT want to? That's the question we ought to ask. Enter doctoral candidate Matan Shelomi of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology. He will present...

This is the insect that Matan Shelomi studies. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This is the insect that Matan Shelomi studies. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This is the insect that Matan Shelomi studies. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey

Posted on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 8:24 PM

Can Bees Have Heart Attacks?

Honey bee heading toward rock purslane, Calandrinia grandiflora. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

"Can bees have heart attacks?" We know that honey bees work hard.  They forage for food within a four-mile range of their hive. They can fly up to 15 miles per hour, and their wings can beat about 200 times per second, or 12,000 beats per minute....

Honey bee heading toward rock purslane, Calandrinia grandiflora. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey bee heading toward rock purslane, Calandrinia grandiflora. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee heading toward rock purslane, Calandrinia grandiflora. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at 10:15 PM
Tags: heart attacks (1), honey bees (2), Matan Shelomi (14), Quora (3)

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