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2012-10-02 02:24:11

Foundation Intensifies Focus on Mission with Addition of Diverse Thought-Leadership CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation, a non-profit organization, today announced it has appointed three new members to its Board of Directors and a new Advisory Board member to support the Foundation's ongoing effort to promote a worldwide understanding of the importance of biodiversity and the preservation of our biological heritage. The new...

2011-01-12 10:37:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EarthSky - a clear voice for science - today announced the selection of E.O. Wilson as the 2010 EarthSky Science Communicator of the Year. The selection was made by EarthSky's 600+ Global Science Advisors, who voted overwhelmingly during fall 2010 to select Dr. Wilson from among many excellent candidates. EarthSky visited Dr. Wilson in Boston in late 2010 and shot a series of videos with him in which he discusses topics including the value and...

2006-09-01 10:30:00

By Daniel Trotta NEW YORK (Reuters) - Scientist and Pulitzer Prize-winning author E.O. Wilson is out to save life on Earth -- literally -- and as a secular humanist has decided to enlist people of religious faith in his mission. The Harvard professor sees science and religion as potential allies for averting the mass extinction of the species being caused by man, as he argues in his latest book, "The Creation: An Appeal to Save Life on Earth" (W.W. Norton), due out on Tuesday. Asked whether...


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Myrmecology
2013-09-30 16:20:45

Myrmecology, a branch of entomology, is the study of ants that has focused on many factors about ants, including evolution and social systems. William Morton Wheeler first used the term myrmecology, but the study of ants predates the usage of the term, going back to ancient references of ants. Auguste Forel, a Swiss psychologist, conducted the first scientific studies of ants, focusing on the roles of instinct and learning in a society. He published Les fourmis de la Suisse in 1874 after...

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