Using energy dispersive x-ray spectroscopy to characterize the proboscis of mosquitoes

We hypothesize that female mosquitoes optimize their proboscis strength and flexibility for nectarivory differently...

Dear Ticks, Show Me Your Metal!

To “show one's metal” is to reveal one’s strength of character. Ticks may have tiny character, but I propose...

Are whip spiders aficionados of metal?

Whip spiders (Class Arachnida, Order Amblypygi) are fairly large arachnids with lightweight yet strong exoskeletons...

Xenomorphs of the Arachnida: Whip scorpions and their acid defense.

Whip scorpions (vinegaroons) such as the North American species Mastigoproctus giganteus - an unusual arachnid...