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“Insects and Arachnids”

Feb 10, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Parasitic wasps inject a virus to turn their victims into trembling, unwilling bodyguards. → → Continue reading →
Feb 10, 2015 08:45 AM ET // Anna Salleh, ABC Science Online
The bees start foraging when they are too young to do the risky job, new research suggests.
Feb 5, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Discovery News
From edible oyster mushrooms to venus flytraps: Check out these carnivorous plants that enjoy their protein.
Feb 5, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Pesky termites aren't so bad after all, as new research finds that they can greatly benefit plants, animals and landscapes.
Feb 2, 2015 11:40 AM ET // Karl Gruber, ABC Science Online
A study of carpenter ants examined what happens to them when they become isolated.
Jan 27, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Discovery News
A spider that combs and pulls its silk to create sticky filaments could inspire a way to make long, strong nanofibers.
Jan 13, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
An insect-eating plant proves that evolved strategies can sometimes be just as effective as thinking through problems.
Jan 9, 2015 12:20 PM ET // Discovery News
A museum volunteer got an amazing surprise when he came upon the rare creature, just emerged from its chrysalis.
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