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Apple March 8, 2022 Event

Apple announced several products during their March 8, 2022, event. Studio Display Mac Studio iPad air iPhone SE iPhone 13 and 13 Pro color addition Some of the products will...

Eastman files motion for exculpatory information and continuance

In response to the January 6 Select Committee Brief to Eastman Privilege Assertions, Eastman has filed a new motion with the court. A request for the court to require...

February 2022 Employment Report

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today that total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 678,000. The unemployment rate edged down to 3.8 percent The employment number exceeded forecasts The...

E.O. Wilson Dies at 92

  • Pioneered the field of sociobiology
  • theory of island biogeography
  • Harvard professor for 46 years
  • Pellegrino University research professor emeritus
  • Author of 30 books; two won Pulitzer Prizes
  • An entomologist and a conservationist
  • Affectionately known as “the ant man”
  • Collector of over 14,000 species of ants

Edward Osbourne Wilson was born in Birmingham, Alabama, on June 10, 1929. At the age of 7, a pinfish spine pierced his right eye. The accident went untreated and led to poor distance vision. He concentrated on the world of “the little things” (1994, Naturalist).

Dr. Wilson was the first to describe ant communication through chemical excretion. During his lifetime, he identified and described more than 450 new species of ants. In 1967, he coauthored the book The Theory of Island Biogeography with mathematical ecologist Robert MacAuthur.

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