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Jul 23, 2014 11:45 AM ET // Richard Farrell
A giant dobsonfly found in China has a wingspan of more than 8 inches and is now the largest-ever aquatic insect ever documented.
Jul 7, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Amanda Onion
Some bees use bold intimidation rather than secrecy to claim prime nectar spots. Continue reading →
Jul 3, 2014 09:45 AM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
The new creature has been named Deuteragenia ossarium, or the 'bone-house wasp.'
Jul 1, 2014 05:00 PM ET // Richard Farrell
Male and female specimens add to the base of knowledge about animals that live in little known ecosystems in hard-to-reach places.
Jun 25, 2014 12:25 PM ET // Discovery News
Butterflies come in an almost unimaginable number of colors -- whether taking flight or resting on a leaf, the showy insects deserve a showcase.
Jun 24, 2014 02:45 PM ET // AFP
Long known for using a type of solar compass in the brain, the insects can also migrate when skies are overcast, suggesting a magnetic compass.
Jun 23, 2014 01:38 PM ET // Lori Cuthbert
A threat to the future of our food supply garners some action from the U.S. federal government.
Jun 18, 2014 05:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Spiders often enjoy surf with their turf, finds a new worldwide survey of fish-eating spiders.
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