Creating a buzz about insect genomes.

  title={Creating a buzz about insect genomes.},
  author={Gene E. Robinson and Kevin Hackett and Mary Purcell-Miramontes and Susan J. Brown and Jay D. Evans and Marian Ruth Goldsmith and Daniel Lawson and Jack K. Okamuro and Hugh M. Robertson and David J. Schneider},
  volume={331 6023},
WHEN E. O. WILSON PROCLAIMED THAT INSECTS ARE THE “little creatures who run the world” (1), he was simply reaffi rming the long-recognized dominance of the largest class of animals on our planet. Insects constitute approximately 53% of all living species, with one group alone (the ants), accounting for almost a quarter of terrestrial animal biomass (2). These tiny creatures also exert outsized impacts on human affairs. By serving as pollinators to more than 75% of fl owering plant species (3… CONTINUE READING
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