Wingin’ It

Princeton University has transformed into a lanternfly graveyard. A few weeks ago, I turned the basement of McCosh Hall into a cadaver lab. Excited to use a Foldscope for the first time, I searched campus for a specimen that would allow enough light to filter through so that I could make a clear observation. After…

Spotted lanternfly wing

As spotted lanternflies began to ravage the Princeton campus, students were encouraged to stomp them out if found. The student body has responded to this call: a brief stroll through the paved campus walkways reveals the carnage inflicted upon the adult lanterfly population. But few students have taken the time or had the curiosity to…