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Patel lab lets kids wrangle Parhyale and get close to exotic butterflies at the Lawrence Hall of Science

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Erin helps kids catch some Parhyale and Heather explains how we make the Parhyale muscles fluoresce red.

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Thumbs up for science! I brought a vial of fruit flies, and I’m glad I taped it securely, because one of the kids tried to open it.

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Arnaud explains butterfly patterning to one of our adult science enthusiasts!

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Heather is helping kids use a dissection microscope to view the fluorescently-labeled muscle of some Parhyale

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Kittenz!

Nipam and Cedith just adopted two adorable kittens. Welcome to the two newest (and cutest) "lab" members! kittenz kittenz3...
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