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

searching for wasp larvae "I think the things that've driven me are simply a love and fascination of organismal diversity, the simple variety of insects that are out there. I mean, literally, their beauty, the interest in their different kinds of biology is what drives me."
—Andrew Polaszek

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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