First episode of the ‘Ciencia Popular’

With great enthusiasm we invite you to watch the first episode of the ‘Ciencia Popular’ cycle filmed by the Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales (UNC) which can be followed every wednesday at noon in @fcefyn_unc. In this episode our beloved colleague Paola Olivero @paolaaolivero tells us about scorpions seasonal appearance in Cordoba. Link al Read more about First episode of the ‘Ciencia Popular’[…]

21st International Congress of Arachnology in Christchurch, New Zealand

Our PhD student Fedra Bollatti was invited by Anita Aisenberg and Michael Kasumovic to participate in the symposium “The breadth of sexual strategies and reproductive morphology in arachnids – This is just the beginning!” at the 21st International Congress of Arachnology in Christchurch, New Zealand! Fedra was telling to arachnologists around the world about the Read more about 21st International Congress of Arachnology in Christchurch, New Zealand[…]

Hey there! Did you know you can follow us on Instagram and Twitter?

Hey there! Did you know you can follow us on Instagram and Twitter? Yes! We have a very new account there: “@labre_arg” where you can keep informed about our researches, projects, collectings trips, visits by researchers and students, curiosities about the species we work with and everything that happens in our lab. Don’t miss it! Read more about Hey there! Did you know you can follow us on Instagram and Twitter?[…]

Jornada puertas abiertas FCEFyN – UNC.

“Desde el Labortaorio de Biología Reproductiva y Evolución consideramos de vital importancia fomentar la ciencia en alumnos de nivel medio, por lo cual estuvimos presentes en las Jornadas de puertas abiertas llevadas a cabo el 6 de octubre del 2017 por la FCEFyN de la UNC. Diferentes miembos del laboratorio expusieron sobre la Biologia de diferentes aracnidos Read more about Jornada puertas abiertas FCEFyN – UNC.[…]

Un ingenioso método para combatir los alacranes: enfermarlos con parásitos.

UNCIENCIA. En ensayos de laboratorio, investigadores de la UNC prueban el efecto letal que desencadena un tipo especial de parásitos al ingresar al cuerpo del Tityus trivittatus, el escorpión más peligroso de Argentina. Sucede que el parásito deposita bacterias y estas a su vez liberan una toxina fatal. Los primeros resultados son alentadores. Con este sistema Read more about Un ingenioso método para combatir los alacranes: enfermarlos con parásitos.[…]

Cybertaxonomy for goblin spiders

A recent study, highlights a huge and unknown diversity of tiny spiders from canopies and describes 85 new species for the genus Orchestina (Oonopidae). How do we study and classify biodiversity? How do we infer evolutionary patterns in organisms and how do we relate those changes to the environment? How many species of spiders do Read more about Cybertaxonomy for goblin spiders[…]