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Josie Glausiusz is a journalist who writes about science and the environment for magazines including Nature, National Geographic, Hakai and the Israeli newspaper Haaretz. From 2013 to 2015, she wrote the weekly On Science column for The American Scholar. She is the author of Buzz: The Intimate Bond Between Humans and Insects (2004). She lives in Israel.