200 Queen Murder Hornets; Election Polling Failures

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The first murder hornet nest was found and destroyed in Washington last month. Inside the nest, scientists found 200 queens that would likely have left and started their own colonies. Chris Looney, an entomologist, explains. Also, pollsters predicted big wins for Democrats this election. While Joe Biden is the president-elect, the other predictions have failed to come to fruition. Undark Magazine's Michael Schulson discusses the reliability of polling in 2020. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's Nov. 12, 2020, full broadcast. You can find more at — and follow us on TwitterInstagram or join the conversation on Facebook.

This program aired on November 12, 2020.


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