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I Followed a Bug for a Day

An answer to a question that has eluded philosophers and scientists for centuries: What’s the deal with bugs?

Our hero, looking for bugs. Photos: Jack Shepherd

Bugs are everywhere and nobody is quite sure what they are for. As a journalist with a keen interest in science, I have been puzzled by the question of what bugs are and what the hell they are up to for as long as I can remember. For…




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Jack Shepherd

Jack Shepherd

Formerly editorial director @BuzzFeed. Currently editor @Tenderly and writer at large. Email: JackAShepherd at gmail

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