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Enjoyed the writing style, and had to laugh at; "A fairly select group of entomologists, including several specialists at the USDA’s Insect Behavior and Biocontrol Research Unit, have thus spent the past twenty years investigating the acoustic detection of insect noise."

I love how incredibly broad and infinitely "specializable" our economy is. Scale enables such wonderful focus.

Cowen's law: whatever it is, there's a literature on it. All those hundreds of thousands of research papers published each year have to be on something...

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