On the topic of

Insects

This Just In
Jul 31, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The first ever manmade edible vaccines for beneficial insects are in the works, thanks to new findings about how queen bees vaccinate their progeny.
Jul 30, 2015 06:00 PM ET // Lori Cuthbert
Some fruit flies, when put in front of a video game, controlled the game, meaning that they had awareness of their surroundings and where they stood in them. Continue reading →
Jul 29, 2015 04:50 PM ET // Michael Sainato, LiveScience
The Albany Pine Bush Preserve in New York holds within it a rare species: the endangered Karner blue butterfly.
Jul 29, 2015 09:20 AM ET // AFP
Ants have an astonishing ability to mix collective muscle with individual initiative for heavy lifting, a new study has revealed.
Jul 21, 2015 01:24 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Entomologists solve the mystery of strange markings that appeared at night in Indian homes.
Jul 15, 2015 06:00 PM ET // Eric Niiler
These insect overlords pack a big punch, so in honor of 'Ant-man,' we take a look at their superpowers.
Jul 13, 2015 01:20 PM ET // Lori Cuthbert
About a third of bumblebee species are dying off, some up to 90 percent of the population. Continue reading →
Jun 24, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The prehistoric animal is so bizarre that, for years, scientists couldn’t figure out which side of it was the front and which was the back.
+ Load More