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“Insects and Arachnids”

Oct 9, 2015 12:25 PM ET // Discovery News
According to a Moscow researcher, the search, and debate are over concerning which free-living bug is the tiniest.
Oct 6, 2015 12:20 PM ET // Danny Clemens, DSCOVRD
In the midst of historic flooding in South Carolina, the fire ant is weathering the storm with a little help from its friends.
Oct 6, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
We have spiders to thank (or not to thank) for knees, with the consolation that spiders have 48 knees while we only have two.
Oct 1, 2015 12:25 PM ET // Danny Clemens, DSCOVRD
You might think you're a coffee addict, but you've got nothing on the coffee borer beetle.
Sep 29, 2015 11:21 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
An ancestral form of Black Death bacteria has been found near the butt of a prehistoric flea.
Sep 17, 2015 11:14 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Three new species of bees with heads like racing bike helmets.
Sep 16, 2015 10:05 AM ET // Elizabeth Newbern, LiveScience
Caterpillars that munch on corn leaves have developed a clever way to get the most nutrients from their meals.
Sep 12, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Discovery News
September through November marks the annual autumn journey of the winged beauties, as they make their way to winter homes in California and Mexico.
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