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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 →
Aug 29, 2014 04:10 PM ET // Discovery News
With its spiritual pose, the praying mantis is a wonder to behold. But behind its vaguely extraterrestrial features lies a ruthless predator.
Aug 27, 2014 05:55 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Scientists warn that a potentially deadly disease may spread from the tropics to temperate areas of Europe as the result of climate change. Continue reading →
Aug 27, 2014 09:10 AM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
Spiders get a personality boost from hanging out with the same group day in and day out, new research finds.
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