“People Want to Hear From Scientists”: Q&A With Mary Roach, Science Writer and Entomology 2017 Opening Plenary Guest

For her latest book, Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War, author Mary Roach had the opportunity to get up close and personal with maggots. Chapter 9, titled “The Maggot Paradox,” explores the unexpected medical application of voracious blow fly larvae—cleaning battlefield wounds: “‘Those little mandibles,’ [Walter Reed Army Institute of Research’s George] Peck […]

Source: Entomology Today

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