“No Sting Too Painful” for “Bug Attack” Scientist

Publication: National Geographic News   Date: July 31, 2003   View Article

They swim through swamps, crawl over logs, buzz through the air, and burrow under skin. They sting and bite, spread disease, and devour rotting flesh. Without them, life as we know it would cease to exist.

In a statement promoting a documentary film on the Earth’s most impressive and interesting insects, Phil DeVries said, “It is hardly a secret that insects make the world a safer, homier place.” DeVries is director of the Center for Biodiversity Studies at the Milwaukee Public Museum and an entomologist at the University of Wisconsin in Madison.

Related Posts

Robotic ants provide path to real ant brains

Stinging needle ants overtaking invasive Argentines in U.S.

Ant-inspired Internet – the ‘Anternet’ – may be coming soon

Ant frying tech could make solar cheap

Lizards Evolving Rapidly to Survive Deadly Fire Ants

© 2008-2010 Collected Writings By John Roach