Beauty is in the eye of the Bee(wing)-Holder #Bio60

The phrase “as busy as a honey bee” has never quite been so applicable. On my way to class, I found a dead bee on the side of a busy cross-section on Stanford’s campus. (I admit, I feel a little guilty about the thought crossing my mind first being: “I can look at it with…

Grass Eaten by Sick Mouse #BIO60

Near Lake Lagunita at Stanford University, there was a small, brown field mouse near the edge of the path. Upon moving closer, the mouse seemed to not have any visible fear of me. It carried on as normal, eating the ends of the grasses nearby, but there were black flies settling onto its back and…