Years and years ago, the biologist became interested in how different stings from different insects made him feel different sensations. With a background in chemistry, he figured there must be something molecular at play, so he started keeping track. That led to the Schmidt Pain Scale, a way to compare different stings to one another, accompanied by delightfully excruciating prose. Now he’s written a book, The Sting of the Wild, to explain how stinging insects evolved (again and again), and why he finds them so beautiful.
News Archives for April of 2017
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The Professional Pest Management Alliance (PPMA) announced the release of its spring Bug Barometer, a forecast of what Americans can expect in terms of pests in each region of the country based on past and current weather patterns.