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  • Upcoming Events

    Posted 03/08/2011 by Paula Cushing | Comments

    Paula Cushing

    Wednesday, March 20th, 12:15 – 1:15 p.m., Lunchtime Lecture: Paula is giving a free lecture in Ricketson Auditorium on the west side of the DenverMuseum of Nature & Science. Paula will be talking about her research on arachnids in the order Solifugae. Spider Biology Class, May …
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  • Teen Science Scholar Internship: The 2013 Teen Science Scholars Program is open to students who will be entering grades 10-12 in the Fall of 2013. This paid internship is for students who can demonstrate an interest in science through their application, essay, and interview. A letter of recommendati…
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  • The Colorado Spider Survey is a biotic inventory project assessing the biodiversity of spiders and other arachnids in Colorado and the Rocky Mountain and Great Plains ecoregion. The project has been ongoing since 1999. If you are interested in getting involved in this project, you can take a trainin…
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  • Solifugae Research

    Posted 03/08/2011 by Paula Cushing | Comments
    Cushing and her collaborator, Jack Brookhart, are involved in a National Science Foundation funded project to study weird arachnids called camel spiders (arachnid order Solifugae). These arachnids are important predators of insects and small vertebrates in desert and semi-desert habitats arou…
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