We’re back from our Spring Hiatus with a new show! This week, Dr. James Gilbert of the University of Hull stops by to tell us how to make new discoveries by accident, and the kinky world of bushcricket sex.

Show Notes:

Thrips avoiding desiccation by being awful individuals – http://beheco.oxfordjournals.org/content/25/6/1338.short
Male genital titilators in bushcrickets – https://jdjgilbert.files.wordpress.com/2011/08/2011-vahed-et-al-titillators-proof.pdf
Handcuffs, traps and spikes shed light on the sex lives of insects – https://theconversation.com/handcuffs-traps-and-spikes-shed-light-on-sex-lives-of-insects-26425

 

Follow Dr. Gilbert:
Twitter – @james_gilbert – https://twitter.com/james_gilbert
Research Website – https://jdjgilbert.wordpress.com/research/
Blog – https://jdjgilbert.wordpress.com/
Writing at The Conversation – https://theconversation.com/profiles/james-gilbert-95433/articles

Follow Breaking Bio:
Twitter – @BreakingBio – https://www.twitter.com/BreakingBio
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/breakingbiopodcast
iTunes – https://itunes.apple.com/ua/podcast/breaking-bio/id542398755
Stitcher – http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/breaking-bio