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“Insects and Arachnids”

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 4, 2014 05:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Flies drop dead after consuming a popular sugar substitute, suggesting that the common sweetener is a potent insecticide. Continue reading →
May 29, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A spider has evolved a successful way to avoid being bothered: it masquerades as an unsavory pile. Continue reading →
May 28, 2014 06:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Wasps don't have to go to the hardware store for a drill bit. They have their own, which are so cleverly designed that researchers are now trying to duplicate them. Continue reading →
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