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Stories by Martin Lüscher

Air-Conditioned Termite Nests

Some African termites build nests that are brilliantly designed to maintain the temperature and humidity within the nest while permitting oxygen to flow into it and carbon dioxide to flow out...

July 1, 1961 — Martin Lüscher

The Termite and the Cell

Like the cells of an embryo, the nymphs of a termite colony differentiate into various forms. The analogy has suggested experiments with termites as a way to study both phenomena

May 1, 1953 — Martin Lüscher
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Scientific American Health & Medicine

Scientific American Health & Medicine