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Sep 9, 2014 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A chunk of amber preserves the exact moment, 50 million years ago, when a mite attached itself to an ant's head and began to feast. Continue reading →
Sep 9, 2014 12:54 PM ET
From a fly that looks like a scorpion to a beetle stronger than Superman (relatively speaking!), these bugs are some of the strangest in the animal kingdom.
Sep 2, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The crickets have long, spiky legs and are freaking out some homeowners. Continue reading →
Aug 29, 2014 04:10 PM ET // Discovery News
With its spiritual pose, the praying mantis is a wonder to behold. But behind its vaguely extraterrestrial features lies a ruthless predator.
Aug 27, 2014 09:10 AM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
Spiders get a personality boost from hanging out with the same group day in and day out, new research finds.
Aug 25, 2014 10:25 AM ET // Discovery News
More than a dozen honeycombs were discovered inside the ceiling.
Aug 20, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Bigger, beefier spiders are emerging because, as a new study has found, some spiders love city and suburban living. Continue reading →
Aug 19, 2014 11:00 AM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
The Hine's emerald dragonfly is the only dragonfly on the federal endangered species list. Summer drivers kill about 3,300 of them each year.
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