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Oct 9, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The telltale aroma of beer first evolved, not to tempt thirsty people, but to attract fruit flies. Continue reading →
Oct 3, 2014 05:05 PM ET // Discovery News
The rusty-patch species, long unseen in the area, has been found by a bee survey team.
Oct 1, 2014 04:30 PM ET // Richard Farrell
Mirror turtle ant is the first known ant species to practice visual mimicry to live off the fruits of another ant species.
Sep 24, 2014 08:30 AM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
A mysterious butterfly-shaped cloud spotted over St. Louis last week was built from actual butterflies.
Sep 15, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Robert T. Gonzalz, i09
Rare chance to glimpse the internal structure of a bee's nest.
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 9, 2014 12:54 PM ET
From a fly that looks like a scorpion to a beetle stronger than Superman (relatively speaking!), these bugs are some of the strangest in the animal kingdom.
Sep 2, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The crickets have long, spiky legs and are freaking out some homeowners. Continue reading →
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