Edward O. Wilson

Jun. 21, 2013

E.O. Wilson's Advice for Future Scientists

Math might not matter, and other musings on the makings of a great scientist.

Apr. 13, 2012

How Humans and Insects Conquered the Earth

E.O. Wilson discusses evolution and natural selection in The Social Conquest of Earth.

Apr. 23, 2010

E.O. Wilson's 'Anthill'

Biologist E.O. Wilson joins us to talk about his first novel, 'Anthill.'

ants, insects, social

Dec. 05, 2008

The Superorganism

Ira talks with eminent biologist Edward O. Wilson and Bert Holldobler about ants, bees, and other social insects.

ants, bees, wasps, social insects, superorganism

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