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“Insects and Arachnids”

Feb 11, 2016 07:10 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Ants not only box, but some can deliver over 40 blows per second, new slow motion video shows.
Feb 4, 2016 09:06 AM ET // Michael Casey,
Scientists have for the first time sequenced the genome of New York City bed bugs.
Feb 4, 2016 01:52 PM ET // Michael Casey,
An insect that went extinct more than 120 million years ago featured many of the traits associated with modern butterflies, including eye spots.
Feb 2, 2016 12:27 PM ET // Discovery News
A male daddy longlegs spider’s amorous moment some 99 million years ago in modern-day Burma was captured forever.
Jan 28, 2016 12:20 PM ET // Discovery News
A common class of insecticide called neonicotinoids is no longer getting the job done.
Jan 21, 2016 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Even without brains, some plants can count up to five, new research finds. Continue reading →
Jan 19, 2016 04:15 PM ET // Discovery News
The insects use a pheromone that attracts other ants and prompts subsequent moves in the construction process.
Jan 19, 2016 08:20 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Here's one reason to never feel lonely at home: around 100 different little animals are likely living in the house with you.
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