BBC Four supersizes the insect world in an ambitious new season
Insect Dissection: How Insects Work
The secret of their success? Their incredible alien anatomy.
To reveal this extraordinary hidden world, entomologists Dr James Logan and Brendan Dunphy carry out a complete insect dissection. Cutting edge imaging technology shows us the beauty and precision of the natural engineering inside even the simplest insects.
Stripping back the layers, they uncover ingenious body systems and finely tuned senses – a bug body plan that is the hidden blueprint behind insects’ global domination.
And they discover how science is now using the secrets of insect anatomy to inspire technology that could save human lives.
Insect Dissection: How Insects Work (1x60) - Wednesday 20 March, 9-10pm
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