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“Insects and Arachnids”

Nov 18, 2015 06:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The parasites seem to have it made, but poor decisions can lead to horrific consequences. Continue reading →
Nov 15, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Having a bad hair day? It’s probably nothing compared to what these incredibly hairy animals experience 24/7.
Nov 12, 2015 01:58 PM ET // AFP
The pesky insect's jaws can grind five times stronger than a human.
Nov 11, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Ants are so incredibly coordinated that many of them together behave as one.
Oct 12, 2015 09:30 AM ET // ABC Science News
Ants in Australia's semi-arid areas routinely carry seeds half their size over distances of 50 meters.
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.
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