The telltale aroma of beer first evolved, not to tempt thirsty people, but to attract fruit flies. Continue reading →
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 →
The crickets have long, spiky legs and are freaking out some homeowners. Continue reading →
It turns out Africanized honeybees are not as deadly as their name, killer bees, may suggest.
Male and female specimens add to the base of knowledge about animals that live in little known ecosystems in hard-to-reach places.
Flies drop dead after consuming a popular sugar substitute, suggesting that the common sweetener is a potent insecticide. Continue reading →
A spider has evolved a successful way to avoid being bothered: it masquerades as an unsavory pile. Continue reading →
By translating bee speak and then eavesdropping on honeybee communications, researchers are able to monitor large tracts of land without even breaking a sweat. Continue reading →
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