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Modern people's hatred of bugs is "caused by urbanization," the University of Tokyo reveals Updated in September 2021

According to the team's findings, hatred for bugs were more prevalent among people who grew up in an urbanized environment. This damaged people's bug-identification abilities and led them to hate bugs. Read more on its implication on biodiversity.

(Takeo Kusaka, Science Portal Editorial Department)
Original Japanese article was provided by Science Portal and has been translated by Science Japan.