Natural history might just be the biggest indicator of our unnatural future.
Award-winning author, Lisa Margonelli reveals the ingenious brilliance behind termites. From Namibian termite mounds to the Valley’s cutting-edge labs and military think tanks, the leading biologists, tech entrepreneurs, and military scientists in America are devoting a countless amount of research and funding into understanding more about these unique insects.
In her new book, Underbug: An Obsessive Tale of Termites and Technology, the national bestselling author burrows into complex questions that will make you see why.
Can we harness the termites’ properties to change the world?
Is a termite a unit or a superorganism?
Is it possible to think without having a mind?
Discover the hidden secrets of one of the world’s most underrate insects. Join Margonelli and bestselling author Mary Roach for a mind-expanding evening.