The world's largest hornet, with an appetite for honey bees, has been found in Washington state, where entomologists were making plans to wipe it out.
By Nicholas K. Geranios, Associated Press
Butterflies also act as big, flashy beautiful warning signs for environmental change.
By Vicky Stein
As it turns out, when a male mantis loses his head, it doesn’t mean he loses the urge to procreate. You read that right.
By Joshua Cassidy, KQED Science
Allergists are warning of a shortage of a little-known product — honeybee, hornet and wasp venom extracts used in shots that prevent life-threatening reactions.
By JoNel Aleccia, Kaiser Health News
By Joshua Barajas
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have designed a new robot capable of mimicking winged insects and their myriad movements.
By Kathleen McCleery
It’s the red seen in a British Red Coat, an El Greco master, an Andean textile and a contemporary designer evening gown.
By PBS NewsHour
When you watch an insect fly in slow motion, you get a whole new perspective on the complexity of movement and engineering. A new collaborative research project, funded by the U.S. Air Force, is devoted to studying how insects and…
By Justin Scuiletti
The research team has created the world’s tiniest pair of 3-D glasses that they attach with beeswax to the mantises. With the glasses on, the insects are placed in front a monitor that displays computer-generated 3-D images in a method…
David Rothenberg takes his clarinet out to the park to play music with the cicadas.
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