VAAM

Monica Kaur and Caitlin Linville work with bugs. Specifically they work with flies and cockroaches, but their work might have implications that surprise you. Monica and Caitlin are exploring the ways in which a unique mix of amino acids found in Japanese giant hornets can massively improve exercise endurance. They’ll show us how their mixture let’s insects ‘work out’ for way longer, but at a potentially BIG cost. 

Monica Kaur and Caitlin Linville: A roach on a treadmill

Monica Kaur and Caitlin Linville: Vespa Amino Acid Mixture (VAAM)