Photo: Michael Hrabar

News

Halloween "inspidered" news from the Gries lab!

November 01, 2018
Print

Halloween "inspidered" media interest in the "alien empire" of spiders. Andreas Fischer (Gries-lab; studying spider communication) was featured on television, radio and in newspapers talking about the wonderful and fascinating world of spiders. False black widows (photo: Mike Hrabar) are common on Burnaby campus residing in rooms and hallways. You may walk by them every day on your way to your office.

Below are a couple of media links:

CBC News: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KtmgBoq8dyg

CBC radio:
https://www.cbc.ca/listen/shows/the-early-edition/segment/15624513?fbclid=IwAR3n64pmaEZQpbodmUIn-Yk9cbFK_g5p15Lneiow6WfW7rC2Gy90x7L6sv4

CBC News British Columbia:
https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/secret-love-life-of-spiders-1.4886127?fbclid=IwAR2TebAYNM5kzX4R6PCEEwGgzxwy2KELqUzxvyCbgIRGLrrod8B0TtJwiEc

Global news:
https://globalnews.ca/news/4618175/sfu-researcher-friendly-face-spiders/

CTV news:
https://bc.ctvnews.ca/stop-worrying-and-love-the-spider-sfu-scientist-says-1.4158169