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The Insect Mind

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What we can learn from insects, and why we need them
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We're constantly surrounded by them, and some of us have developed fears and illnesses because of them but these annoying insects and critters have so much to teach us. These Blinks offer an alternative look at the creepy crawlers that bug us, and insight into the advantages of the hive mindset. Learn about how wood-eating critters we detest could hold the key to a sustainable future in their guts, why nature's blood-sucking machines could have been the cause of Alexander the Great's downfall, and how bees can teach us to make better collective decisions.

The Insect Mind

What we can learn from insects, and why we need them
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