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“Insects and Arachnids”

Jul 30, 2015 06:00 PM ET // Lori Cuthbert
Some fruit flies, when put in front of a video game, controlled the game, meaning that they had awareness of their surroundings and where they stood in them. Continue reading →
Jul 29, 2015 09:20 AM ET // AFP
Ants have an astonishing ability to mix collective muscle with individual initiative for heavy lifting, a new study has revealed.
Jul 29, 2015 04:50 PM ET // Michael Sainato, LiveScience
The Albany Pine Bush Preserve in New York holds within it a rare species: the endangered Karner blue butterfly.
Jul 15, 2015 06:00 PM ET // Eric Niiler
These insect overlords pack a big punch, so in honor of 'Ant-man,' we take a look at their superpowers.
Jun 24, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The prehistoric animal is so bizarre that, for years, scientists couldn’t figure out which side of it was the front and which was the back.
Jun 23, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
The streamlined shape of this tiny robot could help search-and-rescue teams explore tight spaces.
Jun 17, 2015 05:12 AM ET
The strength of spider silk has been popularized in movies, but is it actually that strong?
May 27, 2015 10:26 AM ET // Lori Cuthbert
Death from black widow spider bites is very rare, but getting bitten is no party either. Continue reading →
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