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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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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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