A world without them might not be as nice as we might think...
Entomologists from North Carolina State University discovered we share our houses with hundreds of different arthropod species.
How do ants survive when it rains and their anthills get washed away? They're well prepped for emergency flooding.
Forager bees are vulnerable to attack while at check points waiting to re-enter the colony.
Scientists think they know why some ants get the job done while others kick back and watch them work.
Invasive ants promote the growth of invasive plants.
Despite their immensely complex thoroughfares, ants never have traffic jams. How do they do it?
Where most insects fear to tread, a brave beetle feasts on beaver-ravaged cottonwood trees.
Termite colonies are fascinating microcosms of social order (that will eat you out of house and home).
Humans aren't the only creatures to exploit the anti-fungal properties of some bacteria.