A massive hatching of mayflies wreaked havoc across Wisconsin, Iowa and Minnesota.
The new creature has been named Deuteragenia ossarium, or the 'bone-house wasp.'
Male and female specimens add to the base of knowledge about animals that live in little known ecosystems in hard-to-reach places.
Butterflies come in an almost unimaginable number of colors -- whether taking flight or resting on a leaf, the showy insects deserve a showcase.
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.
A threat to the future of our food supply garners some action from the U.S. federal government.
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 →
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