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Futureproof Extra: The Monarch Butterfly

Medical science is one of our greatest accomplishments as a species. The ability to fight disease...

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06.34 2 Apr 2019


Futureproof Extra: The Monarch Butterfly



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06.34 2 Apr 2019


Medical science is one of our greatest accomplishments as a species.
The ability to fight disease and infection is perhaps one of the primary reasons we have managed not just to survive but to flourish.

But what if the ability to combat disease was not just one we humans had? What if insects could do the same?

Jonathan is joined by Jaap de Roode, Associate Professor of Biology at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia to discuss his work on Monarch butterflies and what we can learn from these small but fascinating creatures.


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Disease Emory University Futureproof Infection Jaap De Roode Monarch Butterflies Newstalk Research Science

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