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CWRU and Cleveland Museum of Natural History Researchers featured across several news outlets

Posted on June 2, 2016

Biology PhD candidate Sydney Brannoch and her research advisor, Dr. Gavin Svenson of the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, have been featured across several news outlets for the paper that Brannoch recently published in which she identifies a new species of praying mantis: Ilomantis ginsburgae. The new praying mantis honors Ruth Bader Ginsburg, equality and frilly neckwear. To read more about it, or watch a video of Brannoch talking about her research, see any of the following links.

Science Magazine:

http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2016/06/mantis-named-after-ruth-bader-ginsburg-may-usher-new-way-classify-insects

The Washington Post

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/speaking-of-science/wp/2016/06/01/new-praying-mantis-honors-ruth-bader-ginsburg-equality-and-frilly-neckwear/

Science Daily

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/06/160601110730.htm

Politico

http://www.politico.com/story/2016/06/insect-ruth-bader-ginsburg-223791

CNN

http://www.cnn.com/2016/06/01/politics/ruth-bader-ginsburg-praying-mantis-species/index.html

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