Entomology

Maria Sibylla Merian

The guild rules of Europe during her lifetime did not allow women to paint with oils, but that didn’t stop Maria Sibylla Merian from creating scientific illustrations of insects documenting their life cycles.

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Deborah Gordon

Think ants are pests that you wish would just go away? Not so fast, Dr. Deborah Gordon thinks that we as humans have a lot to learn from these efficient foragers.

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