Dr. Meg Lowman, Chief of Science and Sustainability at the Academy, started out researching leaves, but when insects thwarted her work, she became fascinated.
Biodiversity is all around us, even in our homes, says Academy researcher and entomologist Michelle Trautwein.
Academy microbiologist Shannon Bennett discusses the importance of studying microbes and its implications for human health effects.
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