Origins: From Jungle to Lab.  The Story of Life's Complexity
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Jon Martin and Andrew Polaszek

Jon Martin and Andrew Polaszek

"We're doing what naturalists did 100 years ago—going out into the field to see what's there."
—Jon Martin

Andrew Polaszek and Jon Martin search for wasp larvae

"The process really begins with entering a forest like this, searching on the host plants, and hopefully, though not always, finding the organisms that you went out searching for."
—Jon Martin

mutualism between scinetists field study field study in the lab
study of wasps in the lab Jon Martin's desk sample specimens Microscope

Origins: Exploratorium: From Jungle to Lab

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