Photographer Rachel Sussman has captured striking images of the world's oldest living things. But while they've lasted thousands of years, they could be gone at any moment.
The apparent serenity of fireflies is actually full of murder, deception, and secret trysts as they communicate with each other and try to mate. Joining The Takeaway with more on the passionate life of the firefly is science writer Carl Zimmer.
The Takeaway talks with Carl Zimmer, science writer, about how the science of genetics is infinitely more complicated than was originally thought.