• placeholder

    Why It’s Good to Be Curious About Insects

    One of the best jokes May Berenbaum, an entomologist at the University of Illinois, has ever told at a conference goes like this: A man walks into a doctor’s office, imploring her for help. “I think I’m a moth,” he says. The doctor goes, “It’s clear you have a problem, but I’m a pediatrician not […]

  • Sjoberg-QA_HERO

    The Fly King Speaks

    Meet Fredrik Sjöberg, author of the sleeper hit, The Fly Trap.

  • Sjoberg_HERO-1

    The Philosopher King of the Hoverflies

    A roving meditation on nature, literature, and the joy of collecting flies.


    Why I Traveled the World Hunting for Mutant Bugs

    A researcher who works through painting tells her story.

  • Segal_HERO

    Ingenious: Cornelia Hesse-Honegger

    A life of science and art.

  • Arnold_HERO

    Ants Swarm Like Brains Think

    A neuroscientist studies ant colonies to understand feedback in the brain.