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May 27, 2014

 

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Why Moths Fly Toward Lights

Summer is nearly here. Ever wonder why moths fly toward bright lights? Find out on today's Moment of Science.

May 30, 2013

 

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Why Is Insect Blood Green Or Yellow?

You've probably heard someone use the phrase "blood red," but have you ever wondered if all blood really is red in humans?

March 21, 2006

 

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Trap-building Ants

Many studies are done on ant behavior, but these amazing Amazonian ants are especially tricky.

January 5, 2006

 

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The Amazing Walking Sticks

In fact, one of the defense mechanisms of these insects, crypsis, involves their taking their resemblance to twigs as far as it will go.

June 27, 2005

 

Termites, Those Picky Eaters

Termites are often regarded as gluttonous creatures because of the billions of dollars of damage their appetites generate every year for homeowners, but would you believe that termites are actually picky eaters? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

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