Married Entomologists Donate Insect Collection Worth $10 Million
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A Swiss Restaurant Now Offers Bug-Based Cooking Classes
Insects are a sustainable and healthy food source, Bern's Löscher restaurant explains.... READ ON
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2017 Might be a Bad Year for Lyme Disease
Warmer temperatures have led to an increase in the tick population. Here's how to avoid them.... READ ON
Bees Are Way Smarter (And Sassier!) Than You'd Think
Apart from propping up human survival by pollinating our crops, bees are also the capable architects, mathematicians, and navigators of the insect world.... READ ON
Why Lady Mantises Eat Their Mates
Genetically speaking, getting eaten could be the best thing to ever happen to a male mantis.... READ ON
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Honeybees Go "Whoop!" When They Bump Into Each Other
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13 Secrets of Forensic Entomologists
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Biologist Names Moth After Trump to Send Message About Conservation
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The Most Rat- and Roach-Infested Cities in the U.S.
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This Artist Creates Amazingly Intricate Embroideries of Insects
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15 Facts About Maggots
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Scientists Unwrap the "Nuptial Gifts" Male Fireflies Give to Their Mates
"I think it's safe to say that adult fireflies are obsessed with sex."... READ ON
15 Fascinating Facts About Fruit Flies
Drosophila melanogaster may seem like nothing more than a nuisance when your fruit gets too ripe, but medical research owes a great deal to this tiny little menace.... READ ON
Ants Communicate by Swapping Spit
Scientists say the mouth-to-mouth exchanges transmit hormones and other important chemical information.... READ ON
Light Therapy Could Help Bees Recover From Pesticides
Red light helped honeybees bounce back after exposure to a neonicotinoid pesticide.... READ ON

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