Cockroaches have been on Earth far longer than humans and may outlast us. Here are a few reasons why.
Brian Lovett is a postdoctoral researcher at the Division of Plant and Soil Sciences at West Virginia University working on fungal biology and biotechnology. He has contributed to the advancement of transgenic mosquito-killing fungi for malaria prevention. He completed his PhD in the Department of Entomology at the University of Maryland in the St. Leger Laboratory; he received a BSc in Microbiology from Michigan State University.