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Jack Longino
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entomologist and ecologist who studies ants (neotropical myrmecology) in particular, and has discovered over 130 new species of animals in his career.

Science Quotes by Jack Longino (3 quotes)


I always feel like our descendants—they're going to be upset with us for wrecking the planet anyway—but they're really going to be mad that we didn't even bother to take a good picture. [On the importance of thorough research of even a little ant species.]
— Jack Longino
Quoted from NPR radio interview, also published on NPR web page by Christopher Joyce, Morning Edition (1 Aug 2013).
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If you're shopping for a home entertainment system you can't do better than a good dissecting microscope.
— Jack Longino
Quoted from NPR radio interview, also published on NPR web page by Christopher Joyce, Morning Edition (1 Aug 2013).
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They look a little like the monster in ‘Alien.’ They’re horrifying to look at up close. That’s sort of what makes them fun. [About his microscopic study of ants.]
— Jack Longino
As quoted by Lindsay Whitehurst in 'University of Utah Scientist Discovers Terrifying Ant Species', The Salt Lake Tribune (31 Jul 2013)
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