jameswaters Almost done assembling this woodworking project. It was originally supposed to be a serving tray, but now I'm not sure. Might just put the frame on and leave the handles off. Stay tuned! #tablesaw 3d

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jameswaters @jennrosefx another shot of my #spiderball 3d

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jameswaters What the %#€£ is this, @jennrosefx? Are they babies or a social spider group? Noticed them on my deck this afternoon about a second before i came face to face with each and every one of the cute little devils. 3d

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jameswaters Just liked this fuzzy little blur. Looking inside an ant nest in the lab earlier today. 4d

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jameswaters Definitely enjoying the @sablesys respirometry activity detector 4d
  •   sycamore_tea Want to come to Ohio and see some really cool 17 year "locusts"? They are EVERYWHERE and the racket is getting louder every day! Brood V has arrived! 4d
  •   jameswaters @sycamore_tea cicadas, not locusts, and they're beautiful creatures! 4d
  •   sycamore_tea Note the quotes around "locusts?" In the Appalachians they are referred to as locusts. 4d

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jameswaters Measuring Camponotus floridanus metabolic rates today #respirometry 4d

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jameswaters Firing up the Licor and getting ready for summer research. Extra bonus, found a sweet card left by my office door! 5d

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jameswaters First dado-style cuts on the #tablesaw, making a walnut frame for a belated Mother's Day gift. Mitre sled in progress being clamped in the background. 6d

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jameswaters Inchworm: it's what's for dinner. The Somewhat Silky Ant (Formica subsericea) carrying away an invasive winter moth caterpillar (Operophtera brumata). #makemoments #momentmacro 1w

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jameswaters Video of the little mystery bee with the giant jaws #makemoments 1w

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jameswaters Mystery bee chillin in a hydrangea tree, check out those mandibles! #nofilter #makemoments 1w
  •   dlugolenski Yeah! That seems right! Or a leaf-cutter bee. We've narrowed it down anyway :) 1w
  •   jameswaters @rbonoan125 @dlugolenski why are there SO many cool bees out there and I'm studying ants...? 1w
  •   dlugolenski At least you're in the same order :) 1w
  •   rbonoan125 Haha @jameswaters there's a lot of cool ants too! Leaf cutters ants are the coolest! But yeah, bees are awesome. 1w

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jameswaters Macouan is busy studying the metabolic pathways associated with mutant Drosophila lines manipulated to exhibit cancer cell phenotypes... in the dining room. #leonberger #tippinglab #workingfromhome 2w
  •   jameswaters @sycamore_tea it is, and he's HUGE! 2w
  •   sycamore_tea Had a female for many years; she was huge, too. She loved to lean on you so we called her a lean-on-berger. Not to be a downer, but she died of bloat - they are at risk for it so know the signs and act fast if you suspect it. 2w
  •   blessingwayx He's a smart pooch! 2w
  •   skybaby.c very nice 1w

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jameswaters Home with mom, dad, and benji for dad's birthday. Also, finished fixing up the swing. @jazzzkid @mandawaters @hellcat444 2w

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jameswaters Just a massive piece of construction equipment about to backfill my research lab, no big deal... 3w

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jameswaters Dad snapped this of Benji and me before they left, gonna miss that handsome little monster! 3w
  •   mandawaters He thanks you for your hospitality! 3w

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jameswaters Benji's on guard and keeping an eye on the squirrels 3w

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