entomology
Animals
Moths Use Their Long Tails to Confuse Bat Sonar
Crafty!... READ ON
Miss Cellania
17 Species Named After Star Wars Characters
There are Star Wars fans everywhere, including among the scientists who study life on Earth.... READ ON
Science
Chinese Museum Says It Has Found the World's Longest Insect
The stick insect is two feet long.... READ ON
Science
Bedbugs Have Favorite Colors, Study Finds
Bedbugs prefer dark colors, according to a new study.... READ ON
Science
See What a Bumblebee’s Brain Looks Like
New scanning techniques make it possible to image tiny insect brains.... READ ON
Science
7 Questions About the Zika Virus, Answered
What is it, and why has it exploded now?... READ ON
History
The 1899 Kissing Bug Epidemic That (Probably) Wasn't
Animals
The Average American Home Has About 100 Different Bug Species
The average house surveyed was home to about 100 species of insects, arachnids, and other bugs, most of which are completely harmless.... READ ON
Science
Lyme Disease-Spreading Ticks Now in Almost Half of U.S. Counties
It's been nearly 20 years since the last study on the distribution of disease-carrying ticks.... READ ON
Animals
Watch Ants Act Like Tiny Farmers With Aphid Livestock
Ants have kept aphids as livestock for thousands of years.... READ ON
Science
Cockroaches Can Communicate Through Gut Bacteria
The cockroach microbiome is responsible for the insects’ ability to find friends, a new study finds.... READ ON
Science
Spider Webs Are Chock Full of DNA from Devoured Insects
A new study on the genetic material from spider webs finds that there’s more to them than we'd once thought.... READ ON
Science
Watch Slow Motion Crickets Dance Through the Air
At 400 frames per second, crickets become ballerinas.... READ ON
Animals
Robber Ants Spend Their Days Stealing From Other Nests
Thieves may be an established caste among some ant species.... READ ON
Animals
Male Crickets Bribe Their Mates With 'Gummy Bears'
The chewy nuptial gifts have no nutritional value.... READ ON
Animals
15 Industrious Facts About Ants
Though they be but little, they are fierce. (Also: smart, resourceful, and clean.)... READ ON

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