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Desktop Diaries: E.O. Wilson

When it comes to ants, E.O. Wilson says he never discovered a fact he didn’t love. Wilson, an ecologist at Harvard University, has been studying ants since he was nine-years-old. Nowadays, just outside his office, is the largest ant collection in the world.

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Flora Lichtman

    Flora Lichtman is Science Friday’s correspondent and managing editor of video, where she makes videos for the web and chats about them on the radio. She’s the co-author of “Annoying: The Science Of What Bugs Us” (Wiley, 2011) and writes regularly for Popular Science magazine. Before coming to Science Friday, Flora worked at a NATO oceanographic lab in Italy. She graduated from Yale University with a degree in Environmental Studies.