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May 27, 2015 02:53 PM ET
We’ve also seen those creepy crawly bugs around our homes. What are the most common ones you should know about?
May 26, 2015 08:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
See some of the most unusual and noteworthy discoveries.
May 21, 2015 09:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A kinky fish and a cartwheeling spider are just two of the recently named top 10 new species for 2015.
May 19, 2015 10:06 AM ET // Elizabeth Palermo, LiveScience
Millions of tiny spiders recently fell from the sky in Australia, alarming residents whose properties were suddenly covered with not only the creepy critters, but also mounds of their silky threads.
May 15, 2015 08:00 AM ET
Mosquitoes are considered one of the deadliest animals on earth with their ability to spread diseases far and wide but why haven’t we already eradicated these killer bugs?
May 14, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Flies experience fear similar to the way that we do, and even need to calm down after an angry human or other threat scares them.
May 13, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
One of the best escape moves in nature is performed by the trap-jaw ant, which uses its jaws to hurl itself backward--performing multiple backflips in the process.
May 7, 2015 09:58 AM ET // Eric Niiler
The micro mechanics behind the fire ants' keen tunneling ability could be tapped for designing search-and-rescue robots.
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