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Posts tagged entomology

January 15, 2014

 

Macro of colorful dung beetle

A Dung Beetle Story

The bizarre story of how dung beetles bring the next generation into the world.

November 22, 2013

 

A bee clings to a twig with it's mouth, and appears to be resting.

Do Bugs Sleep?

Sorry BUGS, your brain isn't equipped for REM sleep, or any sleep for that matter.

November 11, 2013

 

Close-up of a sink with hot and cold faucet handles.

The Magnificent Pompeii Worm

The Pompeii worm proves invincible to the world's harshest conditions.

April 19, 2013

 

Close up of ant

Ants And Their Dead

Has your house ever been under an ant invasion? Learn more on a Moment of Science.

June 1, 2012

 

a ladybug crawls up a hill of snow

Bug Antifreeze

How do tiny bugs survive the harsh cold of winter?

April 30, 2012

 

spittlebug

The World’s Biggest Spittoon

In the spring, the eastern half of North America turns into one big spittoon for spittlebugs.

February 2, 2012

 

silk_worm

Survival Of The Sluggish

WANTED--Superlative silk producers. Benefits include housing, unlimited food and protection from all predators.

December 1, 2011

 

bee_flower

Landing Strips For Bees

Flowers broadcast their hidden treasure with bright colors, sweet scents and beautiful markings. However, flowers' markings are more than cosmetic...

September 23, 2011

 

Red dragonfly at rest

Mosquitoes, Beware! Dragonflies Are In The Air!

Dragonflies, carnivorous insects with amazing hunting abilities, will hunt their prey in swarms.

August 18, 2011

 

fly on wall

Housefly Acrobatics

Wait a minute before reaching for the fly swatter to check out the incredible aeronautical feats a fly can perform with ease!

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