An Obsessive Tale of Termites and Technology

Overview: Termites. Strange though it may seem, scientists are looking to these much-reviled insects as little guides to the biggest of ideas. Lisa Margonelli follows them to find out how termites could change the world.

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Book Description: Who has the answer to the world’s fuel problems? How can we bring ruined land back to life? Where do roboticists turn when they try to engineer a hive mind? Termites. Strange though it may seem, scientists are looking to these much-reviled insects as little guides to the biggest of ideas. Lisa Margonelli follows them to find out how termites could change the world. A masterpiece of popular science, Underbug touches on everything from metaphysical meditation, technological innovation and the psychology of obsession to good old-fashioned biology.

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  • Title: Underbug
  • Subtitle: An Obsessive Tale of Termites and Technology
  • Authors: Lisa Margonelli
  • Publisher : Oneworld Publications
  • Published Date: 2018-10-04
  • Category: Nature, Science
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