Taking A Closer Look At Beetles and Evolution

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Quest again shows us the details behind our world. In this show they look at the amazing world of Beetles. It’s been 150 years since Charles Darwin published On the Origin of Species. Yet his ideas remain as central to scientific exploration as ever. QUEST follows researchers who are still unlocking the mysteries of evolution, like entomologist David Kavanaugh, who predicted that a new beetle species would be found on the Trinity Alps. Find out if his prediction came true…


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Lord Of The Ants Professor E.O. Wilson

As kids most of us are amazed by the tiny bugs roaming around in our front yards, in their micro jungles made of grass. I personally loved to watch the ants for hours. They seem to be amazingly organized and devoted to each other. Professor E.O. Wilson understands my feelings about the ants, in fact he spent a lifetime devoted to knowing everything about them. In this Nova show, The Lord of the Ants, he takes us deep into the world of ants.

At age 78, E.O. Wilson is still going through his “little savage” phase of boyhood exploration of the natural world. NOVA profiles this soft-spoken Southerner and Professor Emeritus at Harvard.

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