Summer brings warm evenings dotted by the light of fireflies. The apparently serene scene is full of murder, deception, and secret trysts as the fireflies 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. You can read Zimmer's New York Times article on fireflies in the Science Times article, "Blink Twice if You Like Me." (http://www.nytimes.com/2009/06/30/science/30firefly.html?_r=1&ref=science) (Featured at http://www.thetakeaway.org/stories/2009/jun/30/secret-life-fireflies/ )
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