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What's Bugging You?

What's Bugging You?

Dr. Arthur V. Evans teams up with WCVE Public Radio producer Steve Clark for a weekly feature, “What’s Bugging You?,” which airs during NPR’s Morning Edition. The program takes its name from another of Evans’ books “What’s Bugging You – A Fond Look at the Animals We Love to Hate.”

Tune-in each Tuesday at 8:45 a.m. or at 5:44 p.m. on 88.9 WCVE, Richmond’s Public Radio station.

Visit Evans’ Blog or Facebook pages for more insight into the world of insects.


Cockroach Milk?

How do you milk a cockroach? Very carefully! 88.9 WCVE producer Steve Clark and Entomologist Dr. Art Evans discuss the latest research on how a milk-like substance produced by the Pacific beetle cockroach might be harnessed to synthesize a nutritious food for hungry people around the world.

Photo: The Pacific beetle cockroach, Dioploptera punctata. Photo used with permission.

True Katydid

Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and 88.9 WCVE producer Steve Clark discuss the natural history of the true katydid and how its call suggested the name for an entire group of leafy green insects.

Light Pollution and Fireflies

88.9 WCVE producer Steve Clark and Entomologist Dr. Art Evans discuss how light pollution impacts the abilities of fireflies to find one another in the night.

Incidental Music: “The Glow Worm” by Paul Lincke, performed by a few members of the Ukulele Radio Orchestra of Bon Air: Bianca Bryan, Sue Wood, Ron Curry, Peter Solomon and Steve Clark.

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