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“Insects and Arachnids”

Apr 25, 2016 09:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Bed bugs are attracted to the colors red and black, but dislike yellows and greens, new research shows. →
Apr 18, 2016 03:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The discovery could not only change our view of these tiny beings, but it could also have major implications for the origins of consciousness in all animals.
Apr 16, 2016 08:00 AM ET // Discovery News
Northeastern states will soon be alive with the alien-like sounds of billions of cicadas that have waited 17 years for their moment in the sun.
Apr 15, 2016 01:17 PM ET // Discovery News
Scientists think they have modeled the internal brain mechanisms that let the winged wonders migrate thousands of miles year after year.
Apr 13, 2016 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A desert ant survives temperatures that can kill other insects and animals with a unique system that is effective, and chic.
Apr 7, 2016 09:25 AM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
Even the most cooperative species find ways to stab each other in the back.
Apr 7, 2016 04:46 PM ET // Richard Farrell
A new study on predatory spider strikes finds a tiny arachnid biting with record-setting swiftness.
Mar 30, 2016 01:13 PM ET // Lori Cuthbert
Maryland will become the first state to ban neonicotinoids, which are linked to sky-high rates of honeybee deaths nationwide. Continue reading →
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