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“Insects and Arachnids”

Sep 9, 2014 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
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 →
Sep 2, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The crickets have long, spiky legs and are freaking out some homeowners. Continue reading →
Aug 29, 2014 04:10 PM ET // Discovery News
With its spiritual pose, the praying mantis is a wonder to behold. But behind its vaguely extraterrestrial features lies a ruthless predator.
Aug 27, 2014 09:10 AM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
Spiders get a personality boost from hanging out with the same group day in and day out, new research finds.
Aug 20, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Bigger, beefier spiders are emerging because, as a new study has found, some spiders love city and suburban living. Continue reading →
Jul 25, 2014 11:55 AM ET // Discovery News
A massive hatching of mayflies wreaked havoc across Wisconsin, Iowa and Minnesota.
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.
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